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Toshiba to provide advanced propulsion system for Nishitetsu's new trains
From: Railway Techology
Date: 09/02/16

Japan-based private rail service operator Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu) has awarded a contract to Toshiba to supply train propulsion and other key electrical systems.

Toshiba intends to start delivery of the equipment in May, which will be equipped in Nishitetsu's 18 new Series 9000 trains.

Nishitetsu will introduce the new trains on its main line, the 78km Tenjin Omuta Line between Fukuoka City and Omuta City, in next March.

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