Tokyu 7000 series
7000 series set 7101 on the Tamagawa Line in June 2008
ManufacturerTokyu Car Corporation, J-TREC
Built atYokohama
Constructed2007–2018
Entered serviceDecember 2007
Number built45 vehicles (15 sets)
Number in service45 vehicles (15 sets)
Formation3 cars per trainset
Fleet numbers7101F–7115F
Capacity378 (137 seated)
Operator(s)Tokyu Corporation
Depot(s)Yukigaya
Line(s) served
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Car length18,100 mm (59 ft 4+58 in) (end cars)
18,000 mm (59 ft 58 in) (intermediate car)
Width2,800 mm (9 ft 2+14 in)
Height4,050 mm (13 ft 3+12 in)
Doors3 pairs per side
Maximum speed85 km/h (55 mph)
Power output190 kW (250 hp) x 8
Acceleration3.3 km/(h⋅s) (2.1 mph/s)
Deceleration3.5 km/(h⋅s) (2.2 mph/s) (service)
4.5 km/(h⋅s) (2.8 mph/s) (emergency)
Electric system(s)1,500 V DC Overhead wire
Current collector(s)Pantograph
Safety system(s)Tokyu ATS, ATC-P, TASC
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Tokyu 7000 series (東急7000系, Tōkyū 7000-kei) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation on the Ikegami and Tamagawa lines in Japan since December 2007.[1]

Design

Based on the 5000 series design, cars are 18 metres long and have three sets of doors per side.[1]

These trains use a Train Automatic Stopping Controller (TASC) system allowing them to stop automatically at all stations.

Formation

As of 14 July 2021, the fleet consists of 15 three-car sets, 7101F to 7115F, formed as follows.[2]

← Tamagawa, Gotanda
Kamata →
Car No. 1 2 3
Designation DeHa 7100
(Mc)
DeHa 7200
(M)
KuHa 7300
(Tc)
Equipment CP VVVF
SIV
CP
Numbering 7101
:
7115
7201
:
7215
7301
:
7315

Car 2 is fitted with two single-arm pantographs.[3]

Key

Interior

Seating is predominantly arranged longitudinally, with some transverse seating bays in the centre car.[4]

History

The first sets, 7101 and 7102, on delivery to Tokyu in November 2007
The first sets, 7101 and 7102, on delivery to Tokyu in November 2007

The first two three-car sets were delivered in November 2007.[5]

Two sets, 7108 and 7109, were delivered from the J-TREC factory in Yokohama in November 2017.[6]

Six additional sets, numbered 7110 to 7115, were delivered from the J-TREC factory in Yokohama in 2018.[7][8]

Special liveries

From 10 April 2022, two 7000 series sets are due to receive a special livery to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Tokyu Corporation's founding.[9]

References

  1. ^ a b 私鉄車両年鑑 2013: 大手15社営業用車両完全網羅 私鉄車両年鑑2013 [Japan Private Railways Annual 2013]. Tokyo, Japan: Ikaros Publications Ltd. 20 March 2013. p. 178. ISBN 978-4-86320-693-9.
  2. ^ "東急7000系 編成表(最新版)" (in Japanese). Archived from the original on 14 July 2021. Retrieved 14 July 2021.
  3. ^ 私鉄車両編成表 2017 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2017] (in Japanese). Japan: Kotsu Shimbunsha. 25 July 2017. p. 62. ISBN 978-4-330-81317-2.
  4. ^ "Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō" magazine, January 2008 issue, P.71
  5. ^ "Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō" magazine, December 2007 issue
  6. ^ 東急7000系6両が甲種輸送される. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 16 November 2017. Archived from the original on 21 November 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  7. ^ "東急7000系9両が甲種輸送される" [9 Tokyu 7000 series cars being transported]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 18 July 2018. Archived from the original on 26 November 2021. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  8. ^ "東急7000系9両が甲種輸送される" [9 Tokyu 7000 series cars being transported]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 28 September 2018. Archived from the original on 26 November 2021. Retrieved 26 November 2021.
  9. ^ "特別企画列車「東急グループ100周年トレイン」を運転" [Tokyu to operate special 100th anniversary trains]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 29 March 2022. Archived from the original on 2 April 2022. Retrieved 29 March 2022.