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283 series

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In service  1996–
Constructed  1996
No. in service  18 vehicles
Family name  Ocean Arrow
No. built  18 vehicles (4 sets)
283 series
Manufacturer  Hitachi, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Nippon Sharyo

The 283 series (283系, Nihyaku-hachijūsan-kei) is a DC electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) on limited express services on the Kinokuni Line (Kisei Main Line) in Japan.

Design

Built jointly by Hitachi, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, and Nippon Sharyo, two six-car and two three-car sets were built, and introduced on 31 July 1996 to improve travel times on the Kuroshio limited-express service.

References

283 series Wikipedia


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