KiHa 187 series

The KiHa 187 series (キハ187系, Kiha-187-kei) is a diesel multiple unit (DMU) train type operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) on Super Oki, Super Matsukaze and Super Inaba limited express services.

KiHa 187 series
Kiha 187 series train
A KiHa 187-500 series train on a Super Inaba service
In service2001–present
ManufacturerNippon Sharyo, Niigata Tekkō
ReplacedKiHa 181
Constructed2001-2003
Entered serviceJuly 2001
Number built26 vehicles
Number in service26 vehicles
Formation2 cars per trainset
Fleet numbers1 – 7, 11 – 12, 51 – 54
Capacity118
112 (KiHa 187-500 series)
Operator(s)JR West
Depot(s)Gotō
Line(s) servedSanin Main Line, Yamaguchi Line, Sanyō Main Line, Chizu Express Chizu Line, Inbi Line
Specifications
Car body constructionStainless steel
Train length20,800 mm (68 ft 3 in)
Width2,845 mm (9 ft 4.0 in)
Height3,470 mm (11 ft 5 in)
DoorsOne per side
Maximum speed120 km/h (75 mph)
Prime mover(s)SA6D140H (x2 per car)
Power output450 hp (at 2,100 rpm) per engine
TransmissionHydraulic
Acceleration2.0 km/h/s
Deceleration3.5 km/h/s (service), 4.2 km/h/s (emergency)
BogiesWDT61[1]
WDT61A (KiHa 187-10/500 series)
Braking system(s)Engine brake, electronically controlled pneumatic brakes
Safety system(s)ATS-SW
ATS-P (KiHa 187-500 series)
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

OperationsEdit

KiHa 187-0/10 series

KiHa 187-500 series

FormationEdit

Each set consists of two cars.[2]

Car No. 1 2
Designation Mc2 Mc1
Numbering KiHa 187-1000/1010 KiHa 187-0/10
Seating capacity 60 58
Designation Mc3 Mc1'
Numbering KiHa 187-1500 KiHa 187-500
Seating capacity 56 56

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WDT61 / JR西日本キハ187系" [WDT61 / JR West Kiha 187 series]. rail.hobidas.com (in Japanese). Neko Publishing. January 29, 2010. Archived from the original on June 3, 2020. Retrieved June 3, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Harris, Ken, ed. (2005). Jane's World Railways 2005-2006 (47th ed.). Jane's Information Group. p. 283. ISBN 0 7106 2710 6.

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