Tokyo Metro 03 series

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Tokyo Metro 03 series
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An 03 series train on the Tokyu Toyoko Line in December 2005
Manufacturer Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Nippon Sharyo, Kinki Sharyo, Tokyu Car Corporation
Replaced TRTA 3000 series
Constructed 1988–1994
Entered service 1 July 1988
Scrapped 2017–
Number built 336 vehicles (42 sets)
Number in service 320 vehicles (40 sets) (as of 1 April 2017)
Formation 8 cars per trainset
Operator(s) Tokyo Metro
Depot(s) Senju, Takenotsuka
Line(s) served Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Tobu Skytree Line
Specifications
Car body construction Aluminium
Car length 18,000 mm (59 ft 1 in)
Width 2,830 mm (9 ft 3 in)
Maximum speed 110 km/h (70 mph)[1]
Traction system 4-quadrant GTO chopper
Variable frequency (IGBT)
Acceleration 3.3 km/h/s[1]
Deceleration 4.0 km/h/s (5.0 km/h/s for emergency brake)[1]
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC overhead
Safety system(s) WS-ATC, Tokyu CS-ATC/ATS, Tobu ATS
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Tokyo Metro 03 series (東京地下鉄03系, Tōkyō Chikatetsu 03-kei) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro in Tokyo, Japan. A total of 42 eight-car trainsets were built, between 1988 and 1994, entering service on 1 July 1988.[2]

Operations[edit]

The 03 series trains operate on the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, with through-running to and from the Tobu Skytree Line.

Formations[edit]

As of 1 April 2017, the fleet consists of 40 eight-car sets, formed as shown below, with car 1 at the Naka-Meguro (south) end.[3] Sets consist of four motored ("M") cars and four non-powered trailer ("T") cars.[3]

Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation CT1 M1 M2 Tc Tc' M1 M2 CT2
Numbering 03-100 03-200 03-300 03-400 03-500 03-600 03-700 03-800
  • The M1 cars (cars 2 and 6) each have two lozenge-style pantographs.[3]
  • Cars 1, 2, 7, and 8 in sets 09 to 28 have five pairs of doors per side instead of three.[3]

Withdrawal[edit]

The 03 series trains began to be replaced by new 13000 series trains from 25 March 2017,[4] the first set to be withdrawn, set 14, was removed for scrapping in February 2017.[5]

Resale[edit]

Three former 03 series EMUs are scheduled to be resold for use by the Kumamoto Electric Railway in Kumamoto Prefecture between 2018 and 2020.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c The 地下鉄 [The Subway]. Japan: Sansuisha. 2004. p. 31. ISBN 4-06-366218-7. 
  2. ^ 日本の地下鉄 [Subways of Japan] (in Japanese). Japan: Ikaros Publishing. 20 April 2013. p. 11. ISBN 978-4-86320-701-1. 
  3. ^ a b c d 私鉄車両編成表 2017 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2017] (in Japanese). Japan: Kotsu Shimbunsha. 25 July 2017. p. 70. ISBN 978-4-330-81317-2. 
  4. ^ 東京メトロ13000系が本格的な営業運転を開始 [Tokyo Metro 13000 series began full-scale commercial operation]. railf.jp (in Japanese). Railway Fan. 26 March 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2017. 
  5. ^ 東京メトロ03系が北館林まで廃車回送される [Tokyo Metro 03 series sent to Kitatatebayashi for scrapping]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 3 February 2017. Archived from the original on 4 February 2017. Retrieved 16 January 2018. 
  6. ^ 中古車両、熊本電鉄で「第二の人生」5車種すべて移籍組 東京メトロの3編成導入へ [Old rolling stock to spend new life, 5 different types already transferred, 3 Tokyo Metro trains to be introduced] (in Japanese). Japan: Nishinippon Shimbun. 15 January 2018. Archived from the original on 16 January 2018. Retrieved 16 January 2018. 

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