Gose Line

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Gose Line
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Overview
Native name御所線
Owner Kintetsu Railway
Line number  P  
Locale Nara Prefecture, Japan
Termini Shakudo
Kintetsu Gose
Stations12
Service
Type Commuter rail
System Kintetsu Railway
Operator(s) Kintetsu Railway
History
OpenedDecember 9, 1930;89 years ago (1930-12-09)
Technical
Track length5.2 km (3.2 mi)
CharacterCommuter rail
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed65 km/h (40 mph)
Route map
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0.0P23 Shakudo
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2.4P24 Kintetsu Shinjō
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3.9P25 Oshimi
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5.2P26 Kintetsu Gose
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JR West: T  Wakayama Line

The Gose Line (御所線, Gose sen) is a railway line of Kintetsu Corporation in Nara Prefecture, Japan connecting Shakudo Station in Katsuragi and Gose Station in Gose.

Contents

The line has four stations including the terminal Gose and the transfer station Shakudo. It is mainly used by commuters to Osaka, as well as those who access to Mt. Katsuragi. At Gose, there is a bus headed for the Mt. Katsuragi Ropeway, which is also run by Kintetsu.

Route data

History

The Osaka Electric Railway Co. opened the line in 1930, electrified at 1500 VDC. The company merged with Kintetsu in 1944.

Stations

No.StationkmLocation
P23 Shakudo
尺土
0.0 Katsuragi Nara Prefecture
P24 Kintetsu Shinjō
近鉄新庄
2.4
P25 Oshimi
忍海
3.9
P26 Kintetsu Gose
近鉄御所
5.2 Gose

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References

This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia

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