Tokyu 6020 series

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Tokyu 6020 series
Tokyu 6020 series Oimachi Line 20181228.jpg
Set 6122 in service in March 2018
In serviceMarch 2018 – Present
Manufacturer J-TREC
Built atYokohama
Family nameSustina S24 series
ConstructedFY2017
Entered service28 March 2018
Number built14 vehicles (2 sets)
Number in service14 vehicles (2 sets)
Formation7 cars per trainset
Operator(s) TokyuLogotype.svg Tokyu Corporation
Line(s) served Tokyu OM line symbol.svg Tokyu Oimachi Line
Specifications
Car body construction Stainless steel
Car length20 m (65 ft 7+38 in)
Doors4 pairs per side
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC Overhead catenary
Current collection method Pantograph
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Tokyu 6020 series (東急6020系, Tōkyū 6020-kei) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) commuter train type used by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation in Japan for operation on the Tokyu Oimachi Line in the Tokyo area since March 2018. [1]

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Design

The 6020 series trains share a common design with the Tokyu 2020 series ten-car EMU trains Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line introduced in March 2018. [1]

Operations

The two seven-car 6020 series trains are used on express services on the Tokyu Oimachi Line alongside the existing fleet of six Tokyu 6000 series EMUs, which are scheduled to be lengthened from six to seven cars by the start of the revised timetable in March 2018. [1]

Interior

Passenger accommodation consists of high-back longitudinal seats. [1] Security cameras are installed in the cars. [1]

History

Details of the new trains were officially announced on 12 October 2017. [1] Two seven-car sets (14 vehicles) are scheduled to enter service in spring 2018. [1] The first set was delivered from the J-TREC factory in Yokohama in December 2017. [2]

The first sets entered service on 28 March 2018. [3]

Build histories

The manufacturers and delivery dates for the fleet are as shown below.

Set No.ManufacturerDate delivered
6121 J-TREC, YokohamaDecember 2017 [2]
6122J-TREC, YokohamaJanuary 2018 [4]

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References

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  2. 1 2 東急6020系が甲種輸送される [Tokyu 6020 series delivered]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 28 December 2017. Archived from the original on 28 December 2017. Retrieved 28 December 2017.
  3. 東急2020系・6020系、新型車両3/28デビューへ - 特別列車も登場 [Tokyu 2020 and 6020 series to enter service on 28 March with a special service]. Mynavi News (in Japanese). Japan: Mynavi Corporation. 24 March 2018. Archived from the original on 27 March 2018. Retrieved 27 March 2018.
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