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Some Meitetsu EMUs are getting renewal treatment, among them the 1000/1200 series. The video provides a nice clear comparison. Although the colors are the same, and the designs are not dramatically different, it seems to make a big difference. Why am I getting interested in Meitetsu? http://railf.jp/news/2015/08/11/170000.html between Uto and Yahagibashi, by Buitetsu3901v:
bikkuri bahn posted a topic in Japan Rail: News & General DiscussionYesterday. Combined delivery of a Tokyo Metro 1000 series for the Ginza Line and a DD60 diesel locomotive for the Kanagawa Rinkai Railway.
bikkuri bahn posted a topic in Japan Rail: Pictures & VideosA Kanagawa Shinbun clip from 2010: The first driver profiled, Mr. Shigematsu has some interesting comments: - due to the 1000 series being an all M (motor car) consist, it had high acceleration, being able to outrun rival JR types on a parallel line even after leaving the same start point later -on all service types- local, express, and kaitoku, the 1000 series could be relied on to get the job done. It was a very stable-handling design, inspiring confidence. -the cab design allowed all controls and switches to be within easy reach. When Mr, Shigematsu began his career as a driver