10-1996 Yokohama High Speed Railways Y500 8-Car Set (Antenna expansion)

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Yokohama High Speed Railways Y500 8-Car Set (Antenna expansion)



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The blue commuter train that connects Yokohama and the metropolitan area
Yokohama Rapid Transit is a third-sector railway that is funded by Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, and others, and runs the Minato Mirai Line between Yokohama and Motomachi/Chinatown. The basic operating form is the same as that of the Tokyu Toyoko Line, so direct operation is possible not only within our own lines and the Toyoko Line, but also to the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line, Tobu Tojo Line, and Seibu Ikebukuro Line (Yurakucho Line). It also covers a wide range of areas.
The Y500 series was introduced in conjunction with the opening of the Minato Mirai Line in 2004, and although its appearance is almost the same as the Tokyu 5000 series, it is colored blue to represent the ``sea of ​​Yokohama'' and yellow to represent the ``dynamic city.'' gradation, and the front of the head is painted metallic blue, which is reminiscent of a ``growing city.''
Commercialization of Y513 formation equipped with Mitsubishi cooler. Reproduces the current form with the digital radio antenna added to the top car roof and the IR antenna of the intermediate car (Y560) removed.

Main features

・Commercialized Y513 formation equipped with Mitsubishi cooler (CU708 early type)
・Reproduces the form of the intermediate car (Y560) with the digital radio antenna added on the top car roof and IR antenna removed
・Compatible with Fukutoshin Line Underfloor equipment of the lead car equipped with equipment, reproduces the different skirt forms of the lead car facing Motomachi/Chinatown/Shibuya
- Metallic blue front part, M-shaped design with blue and yellow gradation at the end of the car, M A realistic reproduction of the symbol mark of the Minato Mirai Line with a motif.
・The roof top is reproduced in the same tone as the darkest blue part on the side. The lead car has two relatively wide yellow bands extending from the tip of the roof to the cooler section.The <8 Cars> sign indicating an 8-car train is printed on the windshield.The identification sign next to the crew compartment is red. Reproduced head/tail lights, front display lighting. Adopts white LED
・Adopts slotless motor for smoother and quieter running
・Front display "05K/Express/Motomachi Chinatown (full color LED specification)" has been installed. ``21K/Each station/Shibuya'', ``11K/Each station/Wako city'' and ``(plain)'' are included as replacements.
・The side type display and destination display are reproduced in black and full color LED display. Destination display sticker (full color LED specification) included
Accessories... Destination display sticker, replacement front display


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