Toei 6500 series
A Toei Mita Line 6500 series train
ManufacturerKinki Sharyo
Replaced6300 series
Constructed2020–
Number under construction56 cars (7 sets)
Number built40 cars (5 sets)
Number in service0 (7 future)
Formation8 cars per trainset
Operator(s)Toei Subway
Line(s) servedI Toei Mita Line
MG Tokyu Meguro Line
Specifications
Doors4 per side
Traction systemSiCVVVF
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC overhead lines
Current collection methodPantograph
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Toei 6500 series (都営6500形, Toei-6500 gata) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type to be operated by the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei) in Japan.

Specifications

The trains will utilize SiC-VVVF technology, and are formed as eight-car sets.[1] The interior includes passenger information displays and security cameras.[2]

History

The 6500 series was announced by Toei on October 29, 2020.[2] The first set was delivered in 2020.[3] Test runs are scheduled to start in November 2020. A total of 13 sets, 104 cars,[4] are to be built by Kinki Sharyo, with entry into revenue service planned for 2022[1] when stations' platforms on Mita Line and Meguro Line are extended to accommodate eight-car trainsets.

References

  1. ^ a b "Series 6500 train ready for testing on Toei's Mita Line". railwaygazette.com/metro-report. DVV Media International. November 2, 2020. Archived from the original on November 2, 2020. Retrieved November 2, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "東京都交通局、都営三田線に新型車両6500形 - 8両編成、13編成導入". news.mynavi.jp (in Japanese). Mynavi Corporation. October 29, 2020. Archived from the original on November 2, 2020. Retrieved November 2, 2020.
  3. ^ "都営三田線6500形第1編成が甲種輸送される". Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. November 1, 2020. Archived from the original on November 2, 2020. Retrieved November 2, 2020.
  4. ^ "都営三田線に新型「6500形」 初の8両編成で令和4年度営業投入 6300形を置き換え". tetsudo-ch.com (in Japanese). EXPRESS Co., Ltd. October 29, 2020. Archived from the original on November 2, 2020. Retrieved November 2, 2020.