The future of the Hibiya Line is about to arrive.
New rolling stock being introduced on the Hibiya Line.
These new cars improve safety during travel and bring train standards in line with installation of platform doors.
Inside they offer Wi-Fi and 3-screen displays along with lots of other new features.
With our new 13000 Series trains, we’re rolling toward the future of Tokyo.
3-screen displays for easier viewing
In-car displays now have three screens, making it easier
to see station names and times to destinations.
Guidance screens now have enhanced multilingual information, making them easier for international visitors to understand.
More multi-use free space in cars
More multi-use free space is now provided inside cars to make riding more comfortable for all passengers, including those using wheelchairs or baby strollers.
Signs now clearer from outside
Signs on the side of the train cars and lighted displays are now clearly visible from outside the cars, so you can see the destination’s number and location of multi-use free space areas before boarding
Glass luggage racks in Tokyo designs
Luggage racks are now made of transparent glass
so you can see items clearly
and so you won’t forget to take them with you.
Look closely and you can also see a traditional Edo Kiriko pattern in the glass.
LED lighting improves atmosphere
In-car lighting is now even brighter,
and indirect lighting makes the ride more pleasant.
Outside the train cars, LED headlamps lead the way ever more clearing, improving safety. And they save energy, too.
Original interior for Hibiya Line cars
The floors, seat patterns, and see-through doors between cars
are all part of the trains’ sophisticated new design.
This gives the Hibiya Line a chic metropolitan look, as it passes through Tokyo’s business and sightseeing centers.
New in-car Wi-Fi
Passengers visiting Japan from abroad
can now take advantage of in-car Wi-Fi,
making travel even more convenient.
(Gradually being introduced starting this fiscal year.)
New steering bogies
New steering bogies have been introduced
to further improve safety during travel.
They allow trains to handle curves more smoothly and reduce noise and vibration, making the ride more comfortable for passengers.
Installation of platform doors
New platform doors will be installed on the Hibiya Line ,
so train cars have been standardized with four doors
instead of the mix of 3- and 5-door cars used before.
Platform doors will be installed gradually in the future.
generations and cultures
This line services lively urban areas like Ginza and Roppongi
along with business and government centers like Kasumigaseki.
It also stops at traditional areas such as Ueno and Kodenmacho.
This mixture and interaction among generations and cultures is our new concept for the whole Hibiya Line.
susuMetro! Getting Ready for the New Hibiya Line Train Cars
Inside the New Hibiya Line Train Cars
Steering Bogies on the New Hibiya Line Train Cars
susuMetro! New Hibiya Line Train Cars
(“New Hibiya Line Train Cars” version)(30 sec.)