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80 series

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In service  1949-1983
Number preserved  2 vehicles
Car length  20 m (65 ft 7 in)
Number built  652 vehicles
Car body construction  Steel
Electric system(s)  1,500 V DC
80 series

The 80 series (80系, 80-kei) was an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by Japanese National Railways (JNR) from 1949 until 1983. A total of 652 vehicles were built.

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Variants

  • 80-0 series
  • 80-100/200 series: Trains introduced from 1956 with increased seat pitch and improvements for use in cold regions
  • 80-300 series: Trains with all-steel bodies
  • Preserved examples

    Two first-batch 80 series cars, driving car KuHa 86001 and intermediate car MoHa 80001, are preserved on display at the Kyoto Railway Museum in Kyoto.

    References

    80 series Wikipedia


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