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TOEI 5501, PCC car

TOEI (Tokyo metropolitan government bureau of transportation) 5501 is the PCC car for TODEN line #1 (Shinagawa - Ginza - Ueno), manufactured in 1954. 5501 retired in Dec.1967 and restored in May. 2007. Nowadays, TOEI preserves 5501 at
Toden-omoide-hiroba (next to Arakawa-shako stn. in Arakawa line) as exhibition.

Strength: 96 persons, 40 seats
Size: 14.3m(L) x 2.44m(W) x 3.874m(H)
Gross weight: 16.5t
Collecter: pantograph
Controller: 3 pedals control (deadman, brake, accelerator)
Drive: Cardan jointed drive
Brake: ECB(Electric commanding brake), press brake shoe on a rail
Indicator: direction signals (winkers)
Fan: ceiling fan
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