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721 series

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In service  1988–Present
Number built  135 vehicles (34 sets)
Formation  3/6 cars per trainset
Constructed  1988–2003
Number in service  135 vehicles (34 sets)
721 series
Manufacturer  Hitachi, JR Hokkaido, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Tokyu Car

The 721 series (721系) is an AC electric multiple unit (EMU) operated by Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido) on Sapporo area suburban services in Hokkaido, Japan since 1988.

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Design

The trains were built jointly by Hitachi, JR Hokkaido (Naebo Factory), Kawasaki Heavy Industries, and Tokyu Car (Yokohama).

Fleet

As of 1 April 2012, the fleet consists of 135 vehicles, formed as 23 3-car sets and 11 6-car sets.

Variants

  • 721-0 series
  • 721-1000 series
  • 721-2000 series
  • 721-3000 series
  • 721-4000 series
  • 721-5000 series
  • References

    721 series Wikipedia


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