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205 series
Series205-0-Hanwa-Line.jpg
JR West 205 series running on Hanwa Line between Tennoji & Bishoen
ManufacturerHitachi, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Kinki Sharyo, Nippon Sharyo, Tokyu Car Corporation, JR East Ōfuna Works
ReplacedJapan
101 series, 103 series, 107 series, KiHa 35
Indonesia
103 series, Toei 6000 series, Tokyo Metro 5000 series, Toyo Rapid 1000 series, KRL Rheostatik, KRL BN-Holec, KRL INKA-Hitachi, KRL-I
Constructed1984–1991
1990–1994 (6-door cars)
Entered service25 March 1985
Refurbished2002–2013
Scrapped2002–
Number built1,461 vehicles
Number in service285 vehicles (as of April 2020 in Japan)
812 vehicles (as of November 2020 in Indonesia)
Number preserved1 vehicle
Number scrapped350 vehicles (Japan)
SuccessorE131 series, 209 series, 225 series, 321 series, E231 series, E233 series
Formation2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10, or 11 cars per trainset (Japan)
4, 6 (sometimes) 8, 10, or 12 cars per trainset (KAIC)
Operator(s)JNR (1985–1987)
JR East, JR-West (1987–present)
KAI Commuter (2013–present)
Fuji Kyuko (2011–present)
Depot(s)Miyagino, Nakahara, Keiyō, Kawagoe, Kōzu, Kamakura, Hineno, Miyahara
Bukit Duri, Depok, Bogor, Solo Balapan (KAIC)
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length20,000 mm (65 ft 7 in)
Doors4 pairs per side
6 pairs per side (SaHa 204)
Maximum speed100 km/h
(Hanwa Line 205-1000 series 110 km/h)
Traction systemResistor control + field system superimposed field excitation control
Variable frequency (IGBT) (205-5000 series)
Traction motorsMT61 (Resistor Controlled)
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC overhead lines
Current collector(s)Pantograph
Braking system(s)Regenerative brake, electronically controlled pneumatic brakes
Safety system(s)ATS-SN,[* 1] ATS-SW,[* 2] ATS-P, ATS-Ps,[* 3] ATC,[* 4] D-ATC[* 5]ATACS[* 6]
Coupling systemShibata type automatic coupler (using AAR Janney adaptor when coupled to AAR Janney-equipped vehicles in Indonesia)
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Notes/references
  1. ^ Musashino Line, Sagami Line, Yamanote Line, and Yokohama Line
  2. ^ Hanwa Line
  3. ^ Senseki Line
  4. ^ Keiyō Line, Yamanote Line, and Yokohama Line
  5. ^ Yokohama Line
  6. ^ Senseki Line

The 205 series (205系, 205-kei) is a DC electric multiple unit (EMU) commuter train type introduced in 1985 by Japanese National Railways (JNR), and currently operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East), West Japan Railway Company (JR West) and KAI Commuter in Indonesia.

Operations

JR East (in alphabetical order)

JR West (in alphabetical order)

KAI Commuter (in alphabetical order)

Former operations

Interior of a Keiyo Line 205–0 series 4-door car in June 2021
Interior of a Keiyo Line 205–0 series 4-door car in June 2021
Interior of 205–1000 series in June 2018
Interior of 205–1000 series in June 2018

Design variants

There have been many variations of the design of the 205 series trains.

205-0 series

205-0 series
Saikyo-Line-Series205-28.jpg
JR East 205-0 series running on Saikyo Line, 2016
In service1985–present
Replaced103 series
Constructed1985–1991
Entered serviceMarch 1985
Refurbished1991–2002 (only minor refurbishments)
Scrapped2002–
Number built1,389 vehicles
Number in service24 vehicles (Japan)
492 vehicles (as of February 2020 in Indonesia)
Number preserved1 vehicle
Number scrapped350 vehicles (Japan)
Formation4/6/7/8/10/11 cars per trainset (Japan), 8/10/12 cars per trainset (Indonesia)
Fleet numbersVarious
Capacity48 seats (bench seats) & 88 standing seats (leading car)
54 seats, 90 standing seats (intermediate car)
Operator(s)JNR (1985–1987)
JR East (1987–2020)
JR West (1987–present)
KAI Commuter (2013–present)
Depot(s)Nakahara, Kōzu, Kamakura
Bukit Duri, Depok, Bogor (KCI)
Line(s) servedFormer:JR East:
Yamanote Line, Keihin-Tohoku Line, Chuo-Sobu Line, Saikyo Line, Yokohama Line, Musashino Line, Keiyo Line, Nambu Line, Tokaido Line, Sanyo Main Line, Hanwa Line,
JR West:
Sanyo Main Line, Hanwa Line
Current: JR West: Nara Line,
KAI Commuter:
Duri-Tangerang Line, Jakarta Kota-Bogor Line, Jatinegara-Bogor Line, Rangkasbitung Line, Cikarang line
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length20,000 mm (65 ft 7 in)
Width2,800 mm (9 ft 2 in)
Doors4 pairs per side
Maximum speed100 km/h
(Hanwa Line 205-1000 series & Keiyo Line 110 km/h)
Weight34.4 t (MoHa 204)
23.6 t (SaHa 204)
Acceleration1.7 km/h/s
Deceleration3.6 km/h/s
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC overhead lines
Current collector(s)Pantograph
BogiesDT50 (motored), TR235D (trailer)
Safety system(s)ATS-P, ATS-SN
Coupling systemShibata-Type
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The 205 series was designed in 1982 as a cheap-to-produce train that could complement the 201 series sets which were considered to be expensive to produce due to the latter's thyristor chopper-controlled traction systems. The first set entered service on the Yamanote Line on 1985, and has remained a staple of the JR fleet network ever since. It was originally built with resistor-controlled traction systems, as they were cheaper to produce than thyristor chopper-controlled motors or something similar to that, but this was somewhat dated technology due to the advent of the variable frequency drive. It uses a traditional design with an unpainted stainless steel body very much like most trains of the period. Each set has a different color scheme to indicate which area the sets serve.

The 205 series is currently used on both JR East and JR West lines, and the 205–0 series will be finally ended operation in JR East on 2020 since 524 of 205–0 series vehicles had been shipped to Jakarta, Indonesia from 2013 to 2020 to continue their operation overseas replacing aging commuter trains and mass improvement of public transportation in Greater Jakarta by train, and there are still 205–0 series operational in JR West lines.

It was manufactured from 1984 to 1991 and initially built 10-car trainsets for test-run conducted in 1984 for JNR Yamanote Line. It was manufactured by Tokyu Car Corporation, Hitachi for technical components, Nippon Sharyo, Kinki Sharyo, and Kawasaki Heavy Industries. The basic structure is similar to that of the subsequently manufactured vehicles like the 201 series & the 203 series, but the difference is that the window shape is a two-pane window panels with the upper stage descending and the lower stage rising. All four manufacturers were introduced to the Yamanote line in March 1985, and in 1991, like the other trains, the Saha 204-0 was introduced as a 6-door intermediate carriage for Yamanote Line to be assigned as new Car No. 10 to be coupled and form 11-car Yamanote Line trainsets from December 1991.

In 2005, the Saha 204 intermediate carriages, were also transferred to the Saikyo line upon retirement from Yamanote Line, and also some of the existing Yamanote Line 205 series were transferred to the Keiyo line to continue their train operation until they ended on 2011. The trip number indicator of each leading car was initially introduced as a traditional roller-binding display as commonly used by other JNR rolling stocks, but in 1985, it was newly installed for the first time with the LCD type trip number indicator display and also later replaced along with the 0-subseries mass-produced vehicles.

6 door cars

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A 205-0 series 6-door car in December 2004
A 205-0 series 6-door car in December 2004

JR East uses cars with six doors on each side to cope with rush hour congestion.,[6] 1990. The cars have folding seats to increase the number of standing spaces, increasing capacity in the morning when the busiest time is reached. The seats can be locked automatically by the train driver. The time when seats are available varies depending on the line section. On the Yamanote Line, Saikyo Line, and Rinkai Line, they are unlocked at 10:00. On the Yokohama Line the seats are unlocked at 9:00. In the same line area, the conductor unlocks at the same time. When the lock is released, a lamp installed at the end of the seat is turned on, and passengers can manually pull the seats out to use them (this is a manual type for safety). As for storage, it is automatically stored (using springs and gas dampers) at the push of a button after entering the depot without passengers. There is a sticker inside the car to indicate that you cannot use your seat until the cancellation time. Therefore, depending on the train, there were those that could be used near the unloading station and those that had seats that passengers did not pull out. Also, to prevent tampering, the seat once pulled out by the passenger, is locked and cannot be manually stored.[citation needed]

The body uses a panel structure developed by Kinki Vehicle to reduce costs and improve performance.[7] This is a panel made of a reinforcing material called dimple board.[7] The specifications were reviewed, and the height of each entrance was changed from 1,800 mm to 1,850 mm, one vertical window was placed between the doors, and the side windows were changed from the vertical dimension of 880 mm to 1,050 mm. This is also for the purpose of improving the physique of modern people and reducing the feeling of pressure in the car during rush hours. In addition to the panel-type structure, the gas damper-type balancer mechanism unit-type descending window to the side window and the customer door using Honeycomb structure have been a motivation to incorporate the technologies unique to Kinki vehicles.[7]

Unlike the conventional conical laminated rubber type, the bogie uses the roll rubber type axle box support type TR241B adopted in 651 series. In addition, the towing device has been changed from the link type to the Z link type (this cart system is only in the 900s and 0s).[clarification needed]

Due to the structure of the seat, the heating device cannot be installed under the seat as in the past, so floor heating, which is rarely used in railway cars, is adopted.[8][Note 1] In addition, a small sheathed heater is installed under the seat as before. This is an ancillary, the heater only works when the seat is occupied.

The air conditioner uses the AU717 type (50,000 kcal/h・58.0 kW), which has a capacity of about 20% compared to the conventional model because the door opening is large. The control method is an inverter method that uses 600 V DC as the power source (conventionally, an operation rate control method that uses a three-phase AC source. The 100 series will be described later). On the ceiling, auxiliary blowers (line delia) are added from 4 to 6, and circulator is installed at the top of each door (12 places).

In the car, the number of grab handles has been significantly increased from 98 (4 door intermediate car before expansion) to 150, and 5 stanchion poles with a protector wound in the central passageway. The installed position is not in the center of the former entrance plaza, but in front (between) of the storage seats. It was installed because the seats were retractable and there was no place to grab near the door. Since there are six doors in the car, the number of seats is 30, which is less than the number of ordinary 4-door vehicles (54 seats). However, the seat width for one person has been expanded to 450 mm.[8] In addition, due to the peculiarity of the auxiliary seat that cannot be used due to the above time period, the 205 series does not have a priority seat. On the other hand, it is compatible with barrier-free by installing wheelchair space here by utilizing the end of the vehicle.

The emergency door opener of each door is installed on the top of the door covered with glass, and the 0.900 series says "How to use, you can open the door by pulling the handle in this glass toward you" It is written as ".", but since the 100s are in the same style as 209 series, "The door can be opened by hand by pulling the handle inside." Has been done.[citation needed]

In Yamanote Line cars,[9] an information service using an in-vehicle display monitor has been started on a trial basis. This is intended for JR East to provide information in a timely manner in consideration of improving passenger services.[9]

As for the in-vehicle display monitor, the Saha 204-901 uses a 5-inch liquid crystal display, and the Saha 204-902 uses a 6-inch CRT type thin display, which is located above each door. There were 12 inspection lids on each side, 12 on each side, and 24 were installed for each. Broadcast contents include news, weather forecast, commercials by text broadcasting, PR information of JR East and environmental videos including sports information. It is something to flush.[clarification needed] This is officially adopted in mass-produced vehicles. There is a receiving antenna in the ventilator on the roof, a tuner, a controller for control,[clarification needed], and these are displayed on the in-vehicle monitor via these.[9]

After that, since there is no support equipment for information provision equipment other than the same line, when E231-500 series was introduced, when Saikyo Line or Yokohama Line the liquid crystal display and the receiving antenna were removed. Only this vehicle did not have a destination indicator, but the Saikyo Line transfer car has some windows modified and installed with LED type.

As mentioned above, with the replacement of the E231 series 500 series, operation on the Yamanote line ended on April 17, 2005, and 900 series 2 out of 2 900 series and 51 0 series operated on the same line From 2001 to 2008, both cars and 0-series cars were converted to at the Kawagoe Rolling Stock Center and operated on the Saikyo Line and Rinkai Line, and the remaining one was in 2003 in Kamakura. It was converted to the general rolling stock depot (currently Kamakura Rolling Stock Center) and operated with the 100 series newly placed on the same line on the Yokohama Line, but with the replacement of the E233-6000 series and -7000 series. As of February 2014, operations on the Saikyo and Rinkai lines and on the Yokohama Line have ended on August 23 of the same year.[citation needed]

Saha 204 type 900 series

On 27 February 1990 a new 6-door prototype car was produced, and two of which were manufactured. The 900 series (901/902) has been added, making it the only prototype car series division in this series. Originally located in the Yamate Electric Railway ward (currently Tokyo General Rolling Stock Center), it was connected to No. 9 and No. 2 cars of set Yate 42 (10 cars less than Kuha 205–42) in the same year March 10 it commenced commercial operation after the timetable revision.[8] It is also being implemented to change the connecting position to cars 8 and 9 for testing the congestion situation.

The size of the monitor screen in the car is different from that of the mass-produced car. In addition, there is a selective opening/closing function during quiet times (all 6 doors open/select only 4 out of 6 doors open), and the deadline is 2 open doors (2nd and 5th doors) The lamps that indicate were installed on both sides of the door outside the vehicle and next to the emergency door cock above the interior door.[8] In addition, the shape of the luggage rack is a pipe type similar to the 100s,[8] which is slightly higher than the mass-produced vehicle (height 1,950 mm). Other facilities are the same as the mass-produced cars.

After various tests, mass production modification was installed from October to November 1990 when the mass production car was not completed, and the monitor screen inside the car was changed to the same 9-inch liquid crystal display as the mass production car. Replacement, removal of selective opening and closing functions, installation of auxiliary power supply device for own vehicle (described in the next 0 series), etc. are being implemented.

Even after the 0's were connected, the two prototype cars were divided into one and connected (901 connected to set Yate 42, 902 connected to set Yate 60), and the connection formation was replaced several times. On 5 February 1996, with the addition of set Yate 42 when it moved to the Kawagoe train area (current Kawagoe rolling stock center), the 902 that was incorporated into the set Yate 49 at that time was discontinued. It was replaced with Saha 204–42 in the 0s, which had been treated, and then 902 became a reserved car.

After that, the 902 was reassigned for the Saikyo Line from 30 June 2001, and the 901 was relocated to the same location from 5 December 2003. After being transferred to the Saikyo Line, 902 was incorporated into 8 flies and 901 was incorporated into 18 flies, and they were running on the same line.[citation needed]

205-500 series

205-500 series
Series-205-500 R10.jpg
A Sagami Line 205-500 series trainset in November 2021
In service1991 – February 2022
Constructed1991
Number built52 vehicles (13 sets)
SuccessorE131-500 series
Formation4 cars per set
Operator(s)JR East
Line(s) servedSagami Line
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length20,000 mm (65 ft 7 in)
Width2,800 mm (9 ft 2 in)
Doors4 pairs per side
Maximum speed100 km/h (60 mph)
Acceleration1.7 km/h/s
Deceleration3.6 km/h/s
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC overhead lines
Current collector(s)Pantograph
BogiesDT50 (motored), TR235D (trailer)
Safety system(s)ATS-P, ATS-SN
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The 205-500 series 4-car sets were introduced into service by JR East on the Sagami Line in 1991, when the line was fully electrified. These sets featured a number of design changes over the original 205 series, such as passenger-operable doors as well as a revamped front-end design.[10] Following the introduction of newer E131-500 series trains, all sets were withdrawn from service by February 2022.[4]

205-600 series

205-600 series
Two 205-600 series trains side by side
205-600 sets Y8 (left) and Y3 (right) in March 2013
In serviceMarch 2013 – March 2022
Replaced107 series
Entered service16 March 2013
Refurbished2012–2013
SuccessorE131-600 series
Formation4 cars per set
Fleet numbersY1–Y12
Operator(s)JR East
Depot(s)Oyama
Line(s) servedUtsunomiya Line, Nikko Line
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length20,000 mm (65 ft 7 in)
Width2,800 mm (9 ft 2 in)
Doors4 pairs per side
Maximum speed100 km/h (60 mph)
Acceleration1.7 km/h/s
Deceleration3.6 km/h/s
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC overhead lines
Current collector(s)Pantograph
BogiesDT50 (motored), TR235D (trailer)
Safety system(s)ATS-P, ATS-SN
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The 205-600 subseries was created in 2013, when cars from former Keiyo Line and Saikyo Line ten-car sets were reformed between 2012 and 2013 to create twelve four-car sets for use on Nikko Line and Utsunomiya Line services, entering service from 16 March 2013, replacing ageing 107 series and 211 series sets.[11] The four Nikko Line sets are finished in a livery with "classic ruby brown", "gold", and "cream" bodyside stripes.[11] The Utsunomiya Line sets are finished in a livery with Shonan green and orange bodyside stripes.[11] Services ended on 11 March 2022 ahead of the introduction of newer E131-600 series trainsets.[12]

Formations

The four-car sets, numbered Y1 to Y12, were formed as shown below, with two motored (M) cars and two non-powered trailer (T) cars.[11][13]

Car No. 1 2 3 4
Designation Tc' M' M Tc
Numbering KuHa 204-600 MoHa 204-600 MoHa 205-600 KuHa 205-600
Weight (t) 25.3 34.5 33.1 26.4
Capacity (Total/seated) 136/48 144/54 144/54 139/42

Interior

Passenger accommodation consists of longitudinal bench seating throughout. A universal access toilet was added to the KuHa 205-600 car at the time of conversion.[11]

Iroha

In 2018, set Y3 was refurbished for Iroha Joyful Train services on the Nikko Line. Two doors were removed per car, and box seating and luggage racks were introduced.

Fleet list

Source:[11][14]

Set No. Livery/line colour Car numbers Former set No. Former car numbers
Y1   Utsunomiya KuHa 204-601 MoHa 204-601 MoHa 205-601 KuHa 205-601 Keiyo 2 KuHa 204-109 MoHa 204-295 MoHa 205-295 KuHa 205-109
Y2   Nikko KuHa 204-602 MoHa 204-602 MoHa 205-602 KuHa 205-602 Keiyo 1 KuHa 204-108 MoHa 204-292 MoHa 205-292 KuHa 205-108
Y3   Iroha KuHa 204-603 MoHa 204-603 MoHa 205-603 KuHa 205-603 Keiyo 4 KuHa 204-111 MoHa 204-301 MoHa 205-301 KuHa 205-111
Y4   Utsunomiya KuHa 204-604 MoHa 204-604 MoHa 205-604 KuHa 205-604 Keiyo 3 KuHa 204-110 MoHa 204-298 MoHa 205-298 KuHa 205-110
Y5   Utsunomiya KuHa 204-605 MoHa 204-605 MoHa 205-605 KuHa 205-605 Keiyo 6 KuHa 204-113 MoHa 204-307 MoHa 205-307 KuHa 205-113
Y6   Nikko KuHa 204-606 MoHa 204-606 MoHa 205-606 KuHa 205-606 Keiyo 5 KuHa 204-112 MoHa 204-304 MoHa 205-304 KuHa 205-112
Y7   Utsunomiya KuHa 204-607 MoHa 204-607 MoHa 205-607 KuHa 205-607 Keiyo 8 KuHa 204-115 MoHa 204-313 MoHa 205-313 KuHa 205-115
Y8   Utsunomiya KuHa 204-608 MoHa 204-608 MoHa 205-608 KuHa 205-608 Keiyo 7 KuHa 204-114 MoHa 204-310 MoHa 205-310 KuHa 205-114
Y9   Utsunomiya KuHa 204-609 MoHa 204-609 MoHa 205-609 KuHa 205-609 Keiyo 10 KuHa 204-117 MoHa 204-319 MoHa 205-319 KuHa 205-117
Y10   Nikko KuHa 204-610 MoHa 204-610 MoHa 205-610 KuHa 205-610 Keiyo 9 KuHa 204-116 MoHa 204-316 MoHa 205-316 KuHa 205-116
Y11   Utsunomiya KuHa 204-611 MoHa 204-611 MoHa 205-611 KuHa 205-611 Kawagoe (HaE) 16 KuHa 204-125 MoHa 204-341 MoHa 205-341 KuHa 205-125
Y12   Utsunomiya KuHa 204-612 MoHa 204-612 MoHa 205-612 KuHa 205-612 Kawagoe (HaE) 17 KuHa 204-124 MoHa 204-338 MoHa 205-338 KuHa 205-124

205-1000 series (JR East)

205-1000 series (JR East)
JRE 205 1000.JPG
A Nambu Branch Line 205-1000 series in August 2009
In service2002–present
Replaced101 series
Constructed1985–1986
Entered serviceAugust 2002
Refurbished2002–2003
Number built6 vehicles (3 sets)
Number in service6 vehicles (3 sets)
Formation2 cars per set
Operator(s)JR East
Depot(s)Nakahara
Line(s) servedNambu Branch Line
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length20,000 mm (65 ft 7 in)
Width2,800 mm (9 ft 2 in)
Doors4 pairs per side
Maximum speed100 km/h (60 mph)
Acceleration1.7 km/h/s
Deceleration3.6 km/h/s
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC overhead lines
Current collector(s)Pantograph
BogiesDT50 (motored), TR235D (trailer)
Safety system(s)ATS-P, ATS-SN
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The 205–1000 series of JR East operates 2-car trainsets rebuilt from former 205–0 series cars, used on the Nambu Branch Line services since 2002, replacing the last standing 101 series until 2003.

205-1000 series (JR West)

205-1000 series (JR West)
体質改善工事を受けた205系1000番台.jpg
A 205-1000 series traversing Hanwa Line on 5 June 2016
In service1988–present
ReplacedKiHa 57
Constructed1988
Entered serviceMarch 1988
Refurbished2012-2013
Number built20 vehicles (5 sets)
Number in service20 vehicles (5 sets)
Formation4 cars per set
Operator(s)JR West
Depot(s)Hineno, Suita (1988–2018)
Nara, Suita (2018–present)
Line(s) servedHanwa Line (1988–2018)
Nara Line (2018–present)
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length20,000 mm (65 ft 7 in)
Width2,800 mm (9 ft 2 in)
Doors4 pairs per side
Maximum speed110 km/h (70 mph)
Acceleration1.7 km/h/s
Deceleration3.6 km/h/s
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC overhead lines
Current collector(s)Pantograph
BogiesDT50 (motored), TR235D (trailer)
Safety system(s)ATS-P, ATS-SN
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The 205–1000 series of JR West was built into 4-car trainsets in 1988, they formerly operated in Hanwa Line services from March 1988 until they ended their operation in March 2018, and they transferred ahead to the Nara Line for local train services since 18 March 2018. Features have different windshield panel design which is likely inverted their directions to avoid confusion of existing 205–0 series which were formerly Tokaido Line Local Services in same blue stripe during that time.

205-1100 series

205-1100 series
JRE 205 1100.JPG
A JR East 205-1100 series EMU approaching Kokudo Station on the Tsurumi Line
In service2004–present
Replaced103 series
Constructed1985–1986
Entered serviceAugust 2004
Refurbished2003–2004
Number built27 vehicles (9 sets)
Number in service27 vehicles (9 sets)
Formation3 cars per set
Operator(s)JR East
Depot(s)Nakahara
Line(s) servedTsurumi Line
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length20,000 mm (65 ft 7 in)
Width2,800 mm (9 ft 2 in)
Doors4 pairs per side
Maximum speed100 km/h (60 mph)
Acceleration1.7 km/h/s
Deceleration3.6 km/h/s
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC overhead lines
Current collector(s)Pantograph
BogiesDT50 (motored), TR235D (trailer)
Safety system(s)ATS-P, ATS-SN
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The 205–1100 series of JR East operates 3-car trainsets rebuilt from former 205–0 series cars, which were introduced in Tsurumi Line since August 2004, replacing the aging 103 series until 2006.[1]

205-1200 series

205-1200 series
JR East 205-1200 set 46 Musashi-Nakahara 20141004.JPG
JR East 205-1200 series EMU set 46 approaching Musashi-Nakahara Station on a Nambu Line service to Kawasaki
In service2004–January 2016
Replaced103 series
Constructed1985–1986
Entered service2004
Refurbished2004–2005
Number built36 vehicles (6 sets)
Number in serviceNone
Number scrapped36 vehicles (6 sets)
Formation6 cars per set
Fleet numbers46–51
Operator(s)JR East
Depot(s)Nakahara
Line(s) servedNambu Line
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length20,000 mm (65 ft 7 in)
Width2,800 mm (9 ft 2 in)
Doors4 pairs per side
Maximum speed100 km/h (60 mph)
Acceleration1.7 km/h/s
Deceleration3.6 km/h/s
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC overhead lines
Current collector(s)Pantograph
BogiesDT50 (motored), TR235D (trailer)
Safety system(s)ATS-P, ATS-SN
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The 205–1200 series of JR East operates 6-car trainsets rebuilt from former 205–0 series cars, used on the Nambu Line services from 2004 until they were replaced by the new E233-8000 series trainsets until January 2016.

205-3000 series

205-3000 series
JR East 205-3000 series Hachikō Line 20171030.jpg
JR East 205-3000 series EMU set 82 between Komiya and Kita-Hachioji stations on the Hachiko Line
In service2003–July 2018
Replaced103-3000 series
Constructed1985–1986
Entered service2003
Refurbished2003–2005
Scrapped2018–2019
Number built20 vehicles (5 sets)
Number in service0 vehicles
(6 cars converted to Fujikyu 6000 series)
Number scrapped14 vehicles
Successor209-3500 series, E231-3000 series
Formation4 cars per set
Operator(s)JR East
Depot(s)Kawagoe
Line(s) servedHachiko Line
Kawagoe Line
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length20,000 mm (65 ft 7 in)
Width2,800 mm (9 ft 2 in)
Doors4 pairs per side
Maximum speed100 km/h (60 mph)
Acceleration1.7 km/h/s
Deceleration3.6 km/h/s
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC overhead lines
Current collector(s)Pantograph
BogiesDT50 (motored), TR235D (trailer)
Safety system(s)ATS-P, ATS-SN
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The 205–3000 series are the 4-car trainsets rebuilt from former 205–0 series cars, used on the Kawagoe Line and Hachiko Line from 2003 to 2018.[15]

Formation

From November 2003 until July 2018, five 4-car sets were allocated to Kawagoe Depot for use on Hachiko Line and Kawagoe Line through services. These sets were formed as follows with two motored ("M") cars and two non-powered trailer ("T") cars.

 
← Kawagoe
Hachiōji →
 
 
Car No. 4 3 2 1
Designation Tc M M' Tc'
Numbering KuHa 209-3000 MoHa 209-3000 MoHa 208-3000 KuHa 208-3000

205-3100 series

205-3100 series
Series205-3100-M3.jpg
205-3100 series (set M3) in September 2021
In service2002–present
Replaced103 series
Constructed1985–1986
Entered service2002
Refurbished2002–2004
Scrapped2011–
Number built76 vehicles (19 sets)
Number in service68 vehicles (17 sets)
Number scrapped8 vehicles (2 sets), due to damage from Great Eastern Japan Earthquake
Formation4 cars per set
Fleet numbersM1-M19
Operator(s)JR East
Depot(s)Miyagino
Line(s) servedSenseki Line
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length20,000 mm (65 ft 7 in)
Width2,800 mm (9 ft 2 in)
Doors4 pairs per side
Maximum speed100 km/h (60 mph)
Acceleration1.7 km/h/s
Deceleration3.6 km/h/s
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC overhead lines
Current collector(s)Pantograph
BogiesDT50 (motored), TR235D (trailer)
Safety system(s)ATACS, ATS-Ps[17]
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

A Senseki Line 205–3100 series "Mangattan Liner" trainset (named after the Ishinomori Manga Museum, colloquially known as the Ishinomori Mangattan Museum) is decorated with images of the character Robocon from the 1970s tokusatsu series Ganbare!! Robocon, while another ("Mangattan Liner II") has Kamen Rider livery. Both were created by Shotaro Ishinomori, a native of Ishinomaki, Miyagi; Ishinomaki Station is the terminus of the Senseki Line.

Formations

4-car Senseki Line sets

As of April 2020, 17 4-car sets are allocated to Miyagino Depot for use on the Senseki Line. These sets are formed as follows with two motored ("M") cars and two non-powered trailer ("T") cars.

 
← Ishinomaki
Aoba-dori →
 
 
Designation Tc M M' Tc'
Numbering KuHa 205-3100 MoHa 205-3100 MoHa 204-3100 KuHa 204-3100

Gallery

205-5000 series

205-5000 series
JR East 205-5000 Musashino Line 20170116.jpg
JR East 205 series EMU set M7 approaching Koshigaya Laketown Station on a Musashino Line service to Tokyo
In service2002–October 2020 (Japan)
2018–present (Indonesia)
Replaced103 series (Japan), Tokyo Metro 5000 series, Toyo Rapid 1000 series (Indonesia)
Constructed1985–1991
Entered service2002
Refurbished2002–2005; 2008
Number built288 vehicles (36 sets)
Number in service288 vehicles (36 sets) (as of December 2020, Indonesia)
Formation8 cars per set (Japan)
4, 8, 10 or 12 cars per set (Indonesia)
Fleet numbersM1-M36 (Japan), 5-145 (Indonesia)
Operator(s)JR East (2002–October 2020)
KAI Commuter (March 2018–present)
Depot(s)Keiyō, Bukit Duri, Depok, Bogor, Klaten
Line(s) servedFormer (JR East):
JM Musashino Line,
JE Keiyo Line (All stopped 2020), Current (KAI Commuter):
Duri-Tangerang Line, Jakarta Kota-Bogor Line, Jatinegara-Bogor Line, Rangkasbitung Line, Jakarta Kota-Cikarang Line, Yogya-Solo Line
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length20,000 mm (65 ft 7 in)
Width2,800 mm (9 ft 2 in)
Doors4 pairs per side
Maximum speed100 km/h (60 mph)
Weight33.3 t (MoHa 204)
31.1 t (MoHa 205)
Traction systemIGBT-VVVF toyo denki SC71 traction motors
Power output120 kW × 4 three-phase induction motor
Acceleration3.2 km/h/s
Deceleration3.6 km/h/s
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC overhead lines
Current collector(s)Pantograph
BogiesDT70 (motored), TR235D (trailer)
Safety system(s)ATS-P, ATS-SN
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Interior of 205 set 29 (formerly set M15) in June 2018
Interior of 205 set 29 (formerly set M15) in June 2018

The 205–5000 series are fitted with two-level insulated gate bipolar transistor variable frequency drives as a traction system which produce a distinctive, high-pitched whine and it is one of the latest refurbished trains among 205-series which is specifically unique compared to the other refurbished 205 series classification which their former Yamanote Line 205–0 series cars were modified with new VVVF-controlled AC motors between 2002 and 2008, used on the Musashino Line & some parts of Keiyō Line to be scheduled for ending operations on the late 2020 prior to the acquisition all of these trainsets for overseas use to be shipped to Jakarta, Indonesia to be operated by Kereta Commuter Indonesia from 2018 to 2020.

Upon resale & overseas use, there are 288 vehicles (36 eight-car trainsets) for 205–5000 series withdrawn from the Musashino Line are scheduled to be shipped to Jakarta between March 2018 and 2020.[18]

Formations

KAI Commuter sets

As of December 2020, four 8-car sets, six 10-car sets, and fifteen 12-car sets are allocated to Bukit Duri, Depok, and Klaten Depot for use on the Duri-Tangerang Line, Jakarta Kota-Bogor Line, Jatinegara-Bogor Line, Rangkasbitung Line, Jakarta Kota-Cikarang Line, and Yogyakarta Line through services. These sets are formed as follows with four motored ("M") cars and four non-powered ("T") cars.

The 8-car 205 series subsection 5000 with middle cabin formation is as follows.

 
← Yogyakarta
Solo Balapan →
 
 
 
Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation Tc M M' Tc' Tc M M' Tc'
Numbering KuHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 KuHa 204-0 KuHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 KuHa 204-0

The 8-car 205 series subsection 5000 without middle cabin formation is as follows.

 
← Jakarta Kota, Jatinegara
Bogor, Tanjung Priok →
 
 
 
Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Designation Tc M M' T T M M' Tc'
Numbering KuHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 SaHa 205-0 SaHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 KuHa 204-0

The 10-car 205 series subsection 5000 with middle cabin formation is as follows.

 
← Jakarta Kota, Tanah Abang, Angke
Bogor, Nambo, Cikarang, Rangkasbitung →
 
 
 
Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Designation Tc M M' M M' Tc' Tc M M' Tc'
Numbering KuHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 KuHa 204-0 KuHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 KuHa 204-0

The 10-car 205 series subsection 5000 without middle cabin formation is as follows.

 
← Jakarta Kota, Angke, Tanah Abang
Bogor, Nambo, Cikarang, Rangkasbitung, Tangerang →
 
 
 
Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Designation Tc M M' T T M M' M M' Tc'
Numbering KuHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 SaHa 205-0 SaHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 KuHa 204-0
Designation Tc T M M' T T M M' T Tc'
Numbering KuHa 205-0 SaHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 SaHa 205-0 SaHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 SaHa 205-0 KuHa 204-0

The 12-car 205 series subsection 5000 with middle cabin formation is as follows.

 
← Jakarta Kota, Duri
Bogor, Cikarang, Tangerang →
 
 
 
Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Designation Tc M M' T T M M' Tc' Tc M M' Tc'
Numbering KuHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 SaHa 205-0 SaHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 KuHa 204-0 KuHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 KuHa 204-0

The 12-car 205 series subsection 5000 without middle cabin formation is as follows.

 
← Jakarta Kota, Duri
Bogor, Cikarang, Tangerang →
 
 
 
Car No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Designation Tc M M' T T M M' T T M M' Tc'
Numbering KuHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 SaHa 205-0 SaHa 205-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 SaHa 205-0 SaHa 204-0 MoHa 205-5000 MoHa 204-5000 KuHa 204-0

Gallery

Withdrawal and resale

Fuji Kyuko

Main article: Fujikyu 6000 series

A number of former 205 series trains were sold to Fuji Kyuko in 2011 and modified to become 3-car 6000 series sets, entering service from February 2012.[19] Four more withdrawn JR East 205 series cars (KuHa 205-107 + MoHa 205-287 + MoHa 204-287 + KuHa 204–107) were resold to Fuji Kyuko following withdrawal in November 2016.[20]

Indonesia

A total of 812 vehicles (102 sets) from withdrawn Saikyo Line, Yokohama Line, Nambu Line, and Musashino Line sets were exported to Kereta Commuter Indonesia in Jakarta between late 2013 up to October 2020. In Japan, the 205 series which were imported to Indonesia operates in the formation of 6, 8, or 10 trains. However, in Indonesia, the 205 series is rearranged so that it can be operated with a formation of 10 or 12 trains, so that only the series from the Saikyo line still uses its original formation when operating in Japan, while the series formations from the Yokohama, Nambu and Musashino lines are almost entirely is already no longer original.

Former Saikyo Line/Kawagoe Line/Rinkai Line sets

A total of 18 withdrawn Saikyo Line ten-car sets (180 vehicles) were shipped to Kereta Commuter Indonesia (KCI) in Jakarta, Indonesia, in 2013, and entered service from March 2014.[21] The sets in use are former Kawagoe sets 1, 4, 7, 11 to 15, 18, 20, 22 to 26, and 30 to 32. All except sets 26, 30, and 32 include pairs of SaHa 204 cars with six pairs of doors per side.[21] Sets 30 to 32 were originally Yamanote Line sets, distinguished by their smaller door windows.[21] Set 23 was the first set to have a pair of LCD screens inside all cars, except SaHa 204 cars.[22] Set 23 was also the first set to have working LED destination display in KuHa 204 and KuHa 205 cars. Set 15 and 32 were involved in a train accident in Juanda Station, Jakarta.[23]

Former Yokohama Line sets

From July 2014, 22 withdrawn Yokohama Line eight-car sets, which in use are former trainset numbers 1, 2, 4, 6, 7 to 9; 11 to 15; 17 to 19; 21 to 25; and lastly 27 and 28, with a total of 176 vehicles were shipped to Jakarta and operated as 10-car or 12-car sets.[24][25]

Former Nambu Line sets

In 2015, 20 withdrawn Nambu Line six-car sets (120 vehicles) were shipped to Jakarta.[26] The former Nambu Line sets are used on 12-car operations.[27]

Former Musashino Line sets

336 vehicles (36 trainsets for 205–5000 series & 6 trainsets for 205–0 series) withdrawn from the Musashino Line were shipped to Jakarta between March 2018 and December 2020. Sets are operated as 8, 10, and 12-car sets. The initial plan will see rearrangement of all sets into 12-car sets.[18]

Notes

  1. ^ Since the number of seats in a 6-door car decreases, the number of heaters installed underneath it naturally decreases. In order to improve this, it is not possible to increase the capacity of each seat heater because the heat generation is too large and the passengers may be burned. For this reason floor heating was adopted.

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