Why do you use rubber tires?
Rubber tires produce less noise and vibration than steel wheels, climb up steep slopes, and offer a comfortable ride to passengers.
As the train with rubber tires is capable of easily running an inclination of a suspension bridge, this wheel design was adopted for the train to run the Rinkai waterfront area.
How many carriages do you have?
We have 156 carriages of 26 different train series. (Each train has 6 carriages.)
What is the capacity of a train?
The capacity of the carriages can be divided into three types depending on when the carriages were manufactured. The capacity of the initial train’s No. 01 to 15 was 352 people (seating 170, standing 182), 338 people (seating 158, standing 180) for trains No. 16 to 26, and 308 people (seating 120, standing 188) for No. 27, and 28 introduced in July 2005.
The capacity of the 7300 series (No. 31) train introduced in January 2014 is 306 people (seating 116, standing 190).
Why is the interiors of the carriage hot (cold)?
The air-conditioning temperature of the carriages have been set considering various feedback. The temperature is adjusted based on the outside temperature.
There are individual differences in perception of temperature with regard to the temperature inside the carriages. It is very difficult to offer an environment where all the passengers can feel comfortable. Yurikamome will continue to strive and maintain a comfortable environment in the carriages.
How many types of trains run on the Yurikamome line and what are the features of each type?
Three types of trains run on the Yurikamome line, trains with only cross-seats, trains with both longitudinal seats and cross-seats, and trains with only longitudinal seats.
When the operations started, the trains had only cross-seats since the plan was to seat as many passengers as possible enabling them to view the outside scenery.
Later to increase the passage width and reduce congestion within the carriages, trains with both long and cross seats were introduced.
Sitting has been made easier than before in trains No. 27, and 28 based on the requirements of our passengers, and these train started operations in July 2005. The gap between the facing seats was increased for the cross-seats. Also, the seat length and the angle of the backrest have been increased.
The 7300 series (No. 31) train was introduced in January 2014 and had longitudinal seats only to reduce congestion. Also, the seat backrest height has been slightly increased, and the semi high back bucket seat provides firm grip during horizontal rolling.
What are the UV protection measures taken for the window glass?
All the window glasses of the carriages have been treated to cut out the UV rays.