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2017

Good Design Award

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Award-winning item
MODEL 5000 Keio Corporation [MODEL 5000 Keio Corporation]
Business Owner
Keio Corporation
Category
Transportation equipment and facilities
Company
Keio Corporation (Japan)
Award Number
17G070633
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2017

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Outline

MODEL 5000 is the Keio's first train built for premium commuter service with seat reservation. The exterior design has a sharp and black front face which has not been seen in the Keio's previous designs.The interior design offers elegant space with motif to deep brown trees of Mt. Takao and silk made in Hachioji, known as a city of texture, along Keio line.The most notable feature is the rotatable seats: transverse arrg't for premium service and longitudinal arrg't for other services. The new train aims to be utilizable in various scenarios by pursing high quality and superior ride comfort.

Producer

Keio Corporation, Tetsuo Yanase

Director

Keio Corporation, Shigenori Wakamatsu

Designer

J-TREC, Kazuhiko Saito/ Taro Shiono

斉藤和彦(左)、塩野太郎(右)

More information

https://www.keio.co.jp/

Already in service/use
2017/9
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