KiHa 187 series

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KiHa 187 series
JRW Limited Express Super Inaba.jpg
A KiHa 187-500 series train on a Super Inaba service
In service2001present
Manufacturer Nippon Sharyo, Niigata Tekkō
Replaced KiHa 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) served Sanin 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
Acceleration 2.0 km/h/s
Deceleration 3.5 km/h/s (service), 4.2 km/h/s (emergency)
Bogies WDT61 [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 gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

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.

Contents

Operations

KiHa 187-0/10 series

KiHa 187-500 series

Formation

Each set consists of two cars. [2]

Car No.12
DesignationMc2Mc1
NumberingKiHa 187-1000/1010KiHa 187-0/10
Seating capacity6058
DesignationMc3Mc1'
NumberingKiHa 187-1500KiHa 187-500
Seating capacity5656

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References

  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.
  2. Harris, Ken, ed. (2005). Jane's World Railways 2005-2006 (47th ed.). Jane's Information Group. p. 283. ISBN   0 7106 2710 6.