The 383 series (383系) is a tilting DC electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) on Chūō Main Line, Shinonoi Line and Shinetsu Main Line Shinano limited express services in Japan.
383 series train on a Wide View Shinano service
|In service||1994 - Present|
|Manufacturer||Hitachi, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Nippon Sharyo|
|Family name||Wide View|
|Number built||76 vehicles|
|Formation||2/4/6 cars per trainset|
|Line(s) served||Chūō Main Line, Shinonoi Line, Shinetsu Main Line|
|Maximum speed||130 km/h (80 mph)|
|Traction system||Variable frequency (GTO)|
|Electric system(s)||1,500 V DC overhead|
|Current collection method||C-PS27 single-arm pantograph|
|Braking system(s)||Dynamic brake, regenerative brake, electronically controlled pneumatic brakes, snow-resistant brake|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
The trains were built jointly by Hitachi, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, and Nippon Sharyo.
- (Wide View) Shinano (Nagoya - Nagano)
- Home Liner Nakatsugawa
- Home Liner Tajimi
- Saka, Masahiro (March 2014). "JR第1世代の車両・現況と概要" [JR 1st-generation rolling stock: Current situation and overview]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine (in Japanese). 43 (359): 22.
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