Osaka Monorail 1000 series

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Osaka Monorail 1000 series
1000 series second build train
In service 1990 - Present
Manufacturer Hitachi, Kawasaki Heavy Industries
Built at Kudamatsu, Kobe
Constructed 1989–1998
Refurbishment 2007–2009
Number built 52 vehicles
Number in service 52 vehicles
Formation 4 cars per trainset
Operator(s) Osaka Monorail
Car body construction Aluminium alloy
Doors 2 pairs per side
Maximum speed 75 km/h (45 mph)
Traction system Chopper control
Acceleration 3.0 km/h/s
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Braking system(s) Regenerative brake, electronically controlled pneumatic brakes
Safety system(s) ATC

The 1000 series (1000系) is a type of monorail train operated on the Osaka Monorail since 1989. The trains were built by Hitachi, Ltd. and Kawasaki Heavy Industries, have aluminium bodies, and operate as four-car formations.

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