- A locomotive of Seikan tunnel only, which opened 1988 (1988) 's ED79, it is AC electric locomotive of 貨客 amphibious was born in the form of remodeling the locomotive of ED75 700 series of Railways. Is a structure suitable for the unique environment Seikan tunnel, single unit in the passenger train, and led in tandem by freight train, I play an active part.
- Introduction berth express that I leave to the EH500 successor traction freight train, was the express train only the Hamanasu], express sleeper [Hokutosei] [Twilight Express] I play an active part in the tow of [Cassiopeia] now.
- From the lower frame cross type the original, it is the current figure it was replaced by a single arm pantograph the common pantograph.
- Different from the ED79 of the past, is a new product of all renewal. I was commercialized in a new production from the underbody, including the power.
- Compact body to take over the flow of the ED75 ED79 0 Series Seikan Tunnel dedicated machine features. I have reproduced the figure to play an active part of the current.
- From 2010 (2010), we have commercialized the style that you retrofit a single-arm pantograph pantograph of the common (Hakodate nearby) 2 end side.
- Affiliation machine (formerly District Goryokaku agency) Hakodate transportation office Seikan police station of JR Hokkaido. Selective license plate Select 220.127.116.11.
- Makers of the plate side of the vehicle body is also another part of, and attached the Toshiba / Hitachi. Jumper plug and front railing employee induction was also another part of.
- H rubber front window glass / side Akarimado set in black. Driver's cabin side window reproduce the aluminum sash windows.
- The roof is a highlight of the alternating current locomotive, reproduced in metal wire + green insulator. Ballast resistor cover of silver that features accent.
- Adopt a quick head mark, [Hokutosei] 2 species [Cassiopeia] is attached.
※ [Hamanasu] [Strait] is attached to the passenger compartment set.
- While compact body, with flywheel power unit of the new, I will exert traction and stable running.
- [Cassiopeia] [Hokutosei] and towable express sleeper full organization, such as the Twilight Express] the (interior light with).
- Arnold coupler coupler standard equipment. KATO knuckle coupler is supplied with the replacement.
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