── Passenger train towing machine equipped with steam heating! EF56!
――The EF53 is a DC electric locomotive for passengers manufactured by the Ministry of Railways since 1932.
――It was born by improving the EF52, which became Japan's first large domestic electric locomotive, and by 1934, 19 cars were manufactured and it was active on the Tokaido Line after the opening of the Tanna Tunnel.
――Since it did not have a steam generator for train heating, it gave up the place of activity to EF58 etc. after the war and was active on the Tohoku Main Line, Takasaki Line, etc., but in the end all the machines were between Seno and Yamotomatsu on the Sanyo Main Line It was remodeled into EF59, which is an auxiliary machine of, and was active.
――The EF56 is a DC electric locomotive for passengers that appeared in 1937.
――Based on the standard type EF53 at that time, it is equipped with a steam generator for train heating, eliminating the need to connect a heating car in winter.
――The group manufactured in 1940 has a square body, and the form has changed from the group originally manufactured.
――After the war, with the expansion of EF58 etc., the place of activity was moved to Tohoku Main Line etc. and retired by 1975, and 5 cars were remodeled to EF59 which is an auxiliary machine between Seno and Yamotomatsu on Sanyo Main Line.
--Further enhancement of the Micro Ace electric locomotive series
--Grape color No. 1 EF56
--Variation model based on A1404 released in February 2010
--Late model with a square body. Grape color No. 1 era that was active on the Tokaido Line
--Equipped with an SG chimney similar to a large garland ventilator
( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )