Kintetsu 9020 series
The Kintetsu 9020 series (近鉄9020系) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) commuter train type operated by the private railway operator Kintetsu Railway since 2000. In 2001, it was awarded the Laurel Prize, presented annually by the Japan Railfan Club.
|Kintetsu 9020 series|
A 9020 series on the Nara Line in January 2014
|Family name||Series 21|
|Number built||40 vehicles (20 sets)|
|Number in service||40 vehicles (20 sets)|
|Formation||2 cars per trainset|
|Car body construction||Aluminium|
|Car length||20,720 mm (68 ft 0 in)|
|Height||4,150 mm (13 ft 7 in)|
|Doors||4 pairs per side|
|Maximum speed||110 km/h (70 mph)|
|Traction system||Variable frequency (IGBT)|
|Power output||185 kW per motor|
|Electric system(s)||1,500 V DC|
|Current collection method||Overhead line|
|Braking system(s)||Electronically controlled pneumatic brakes|
|Safety system(s)||Kintetsu ATS (old/new)|
Hanshin ATS (except 9050 series)
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
As of 1 April 2012[update], the fleet consists of 20 two-car sets, with 19 based at Higashihanazono Depot for Nara Line services, and one set based at Takayasu Depot for use on Osaka Line services.
Higashihanazono Depot setsEdit
The two-car Nara Line sets are formed as follows, with one motored (M) car and one non-powered trailer (T) car, and the "Mc" car at the Namba/Kyoto end.
|Numbering||Mo 9020||Ku 9120|
Takayasu Depot setEdit
The sole two-car Osaka Line set is formed as follows, with one motored (M) car and one non-powered trailer (T) car, and the "Tc" car at the Osaka Uehommachi end.
|Numbering||Ku 9151||Mo 9051|
Passenger accommodation consists of longitudinal bench seating throughout.
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