Hankai Line

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Hankai Line
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Hankai Line near Shukuin Station in Sakai, October 2007
Overview
Native name阪堺電車阪堺線
StatusOpen
Owner Hankai Tramway Co., Ltd.
Termini Ebisuchō
Hamadera eki-mae
Stations31
Website www.hankai.co.jp
Service
TypeTram

The Hankai Line (阪堺電車阪堺線, Hankai Densha Hankai-sen) is a tramway in the cities of Osaka and Sakai, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. Hankai Tramway Co., Ltd. owns and operates the line.

Contents

The line's name comes from Osaka (大阪) (the kanji character for saka is also pronounced han) and Sakai () (whose kanji contributed the kai).

History

The Hankai Line has its origin in the Hankai Tramway Co., Ltd., founded in 1910. In 1915 the company merged with the Nankai Railway which runs north and south in Osaka. As motorization developed as an alternative form of transportation, trams lost their passengers. In 1980, it split from Nankai.

Stations

Station numbers are in parentheses. [numbering 1]

All trams from Ebisucho go only as far as Abikomichi, while Uemachi Line trains go through from Tennoji-ekimae to Hamadera-ekimae. [revision2013 1]

No.StationJapaneseDistance (km)TransfersLocation
Between
stations
Total
HN51 Ebisuchō 恵美須町-0.0 Osaka Municipal Subway: Sakaisuji logo.png Sakaisuji Line (Ebisuchō: K18) Osaka Naniwa
HN52 Shin-Imamiya-Ekimae 新今宮駅前0.60.6 JR West: Osaka Loop LineKansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line) (Shin-Imamiya)
Nankai Electric Railway: Nankai Main LineKōya Line (Shin-Imamiya)
Osaka Municipal Subway: Midosuji logo.png Midōsuji Line Sakaisuji logo.png Sakaisuji Line (Dōbutsuen-mae: M22, K19)
Nishinari
HN53 Imaike 今池0.41.0Nankai Electric Railway: Kōya Line (Haginochaya)
HN54 Imafune 今船0.31.3Osaka Municipal Subway: Yotsubashi.png Yotsubashi Line (Hanazonochō: K17)
HN55 Matsudachō 松田町0.41.7 
HN56 Kita-Tengachaya 北天下茶屋0.32.0Nankai Electric Railway: Nankai Main Line・Kōya Line (Tengachaya)
Osaka Municipal Subway: Sakaisuji logo.png Sakaisuji Line (Tengachaya)
HN57 Shōtensaka 聖天坂0.42.4 
HN58 Tenjinnomori 天神ノ森0.42.8Nankai Electric Railway: Nankai Main Line ・Kōya Line (Kishinosato-Tamade)
HN59 Higashi-Tamade 東玉出0.43.2Nankai Electric Railway: Nankai Main Line ・Kōya Line (Kishinosato-Tamade)
HN60 Tsukanishi 塚西0.43.6 
HN61 Higashi-Kohama 東粉浜0.64.2Nankai Electric Railway: Nankai Main Line (Kohama) Sumiyoshi
HN10 Sumiyoshi 住吉0.44.6Hankai Tramway: Uemachi Line
HN12 Sumiyoshi-toriimae 住吉鳥居前0.24.8Nankai Electric Railway: Nankai Main Line (Sumiyoshitaisha)
HN13 Hosoigawa 細井川0.35.1 
HN14 Anryumachi 安立町0.55.6Nankai Electric Railway: Nankai Main Line (Suminoe)
HN15 Abikomichi 我孫子道0.66.2 
HN16 Yamatogawa 大和川0.66.8  Sakai Sakai
HN17 Takasu-jinsha 高須神社0.57.3 
HN18 Ayanocho 綾ノ町0.47.7 
HN19 Shimmeicho 神明町0.48.1 
HN20 Myokokuji-mae 妙国寺前0.38.4 
HN21 Hanataguchi 花田口0.38.7 
HN22 Oshoji 大小路0.39.0 
HN23 Shukuin 宿院0.49.4 
HN24 Terajicho 寺地町0.49.8 
HN25 Goryomae 御陵前0.410.2 
HN26 Higashi-Minato 東湊0.710.9 
HN27 Ishizu-Kita 石津北0.711.6  Nishi
HN28 Ishizu 石津0.612.2 
HN29 Funao 船尾0.712.9Nankai Electric Railway: Nankai Main Line (Suwanomori)
HN31 Hamadera eki-mae 浜寺駅前1.214.1Nankai Electric Railway: Nankai Main Line (Hamaderakōen)

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References

  1. 阪堺電車全停留場に駅ナンバリングを導入します [We will introduce the station numbering system at all stops on the Hankai Tramway Lines](PDF) (in Japanese). Hankai Tramway Co., Ltd. February 23, 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 11, 2012. Retrieved April 4, 2012.
  1. 2月2日(土)にダイヤ改正を実施します [Diagram Revision on Saturday, February 2, 2013](PDF) (in Japanese). Hankai Tramway Co., Ltd. January 18, 2013. Retrieved February 23, 2013.[ permanent dead link ]