Sotetsu 11000 series

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Sotetsu 11000 series
Series 11000 of Sagami Railway.jpg
An 11000 series set on display at a public open day in June 2009
Manufacturer JR East Niitsu, Tokyu Car Corporation,[1] J-TREC
Replaced 5000 series, 7000 series
Constructed 2008–2013
Entered service 15 June 2009
Number built 50 cars (5 sets)
Number in service 50 cars (5 sets)
Formation 10 cars per trainset
Capacity 1,564 (510 seated)[1]
Operator(s) Sotetsu
Specifications
Car body construction Stainless steel
Car length 19,620 mm (64 ft 4 in) (end cars), 19,500 mm (64 ft 0 in) (intermediate cars)[1]
Width 2,950 mm (9 ft 8 in)
Floor height 1,130 mm (3 ft 8 in)
Doors 4 pairs per side
Maximum speed 100 km/h (60 mph)[2]
Acceleration 3.0 km/h/s
Deceleration 4.8 km/h/s
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method overhead
Safety system(s) Sotetsu ATS
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Sotetsu 11000 series (相鉄11000系) is a commuter electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the private railway operator Sagami Railway (Sotetsu) in Japan since June 2009, replacing aging 5000 and 7000 series trains. Based on the JR E233-1000 series design, cars have four pairs of sliding doors per side.[3]

Formation[edit]

As of 1 April 2016, the fleet consists of five ten-car sets, based at Kashiwadai Depot and formed as follows.[4]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Designation Tc2 M1 M2 M3 M4 T1 T2 M5 M6 Tc1
Numbering 11000 11100 11200 11300 11400 11500 11600 11700 11800 11900

Car 2 has two single-arm pantographs, and cars 4 and 8 each have one.[4]

Interior[edit]

Cars 1 and 10 have wheelchair spaces. Cars 4 and 9 are designated as mildly air-conditioned cars.[4]

History[edit]

The first set, 11001, on delivery in October 2008

The first set was delivered from Tokyu Car Corporation (now J-TREC) in October 2008,[5] and entered revenue-earning service from 15 June 2009.[6]

A fifth set, 11005, was delivered in January 2013.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 相模鉄道11000系 [Sagami Railway 11000 series]. Japan Railfan Magazine. Vol. 49 no. 580. Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. August 2009. pp. 73–79. 
  2. ^ 相模鉄道 11000系 主要諸元表 [Sagami Railway 11000 series: Main specifications chart]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō. Japan: Kotsu Shimbun. 38 (304): 82. August 2009. 
  3. ^ "相鉄,11000系を導入へ" (Sotetsu to introduce 11000 series) Japan Railfan Online site, 23 May 2008. Retrieved on 15 October 2008. (in Japanese)
  4. ^ a b c 私鉄車両編成表 2016 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2016] (in Japanese). Japan: Kotsu Shimbunsha. 25 July 2016. p. 82. ISBN 978-4-330-70116-5. 
  5. ^ "相鉄11000系が甲種輸送される" (Sotetsu 11000 series delivered) Japan Railfan Online site, 14 October 2008. Retrieved on 15 October 2008. (in Japanese)
  6. ^ Sotetsu press release: "6月14日、新型車両11000系デビューイベントを開催" (8 June 2009). Retrieved on 9 June 2009. (in Japanese)
  7. ^ 11000系甲種輸送される [11000 series delivered]. RM News (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing Co., Ltd. 6 February 2013. Retrieved 7 February 2013. 

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