Hankai Uemachi Line

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Uemachi Line
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Uemachi Line tram
Overview
Locale Osaka
TerminiTennoji-ekimae
Sumiyoshi
Stations10
Service
Typetram
Services2
Operator(s) Hankai Tramway, Co., Ltd.
Depot(s)Abikomichi
History
OpenedSeptember 20, 1900
Technical
Line length4.4 km (2.7 mi)
Track length4.4 km (2.7 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) standard gauge (1910)
Old gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) (1908)
Electrification 600 V, DC, overhead lines
Operating speed30 km/h (19 mph) (KitabatakeTezukayama Yonchome)
40 km/h (25 mph) (other)

The Uemachi Line (上町線, Uemachi-sen) is a tramway line of Hankai Tramway Co., Ltd. in Osaka, Japan.

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History

  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 ]

Operations

Stations

Uemachi Line route map
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0.9Tennōji (Shitennō-ji)
-1921
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0.7Chausuyama
-1921
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Koen-higashimon
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0.2Tennoji-ekimae (1)
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JR West: Hanwa Line
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Nankai: Tennoji Branch Line
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0.0HN01 Tennoji-ekimae (2)
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0.2Tokiwadōri
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0.5HN02 Abeno
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0.9Nakamichi
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1.2HN03 Matsumushi
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1.6HN04 Higashi-Tengachaya
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2.3HN05 Kitabatake
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2.7HN06 Himematsu
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3.1HN07 Tezukayama-sanchōme
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3.4HN08 Tezukayama-yonchōme
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3.8HN09 Kaminoki
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4.4HN10 Sumiyoshi
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4.6HN11 Sumiyoshikoen
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Station numbers are in parentheses. [numbering 1]

Current section
Tennoji-ekimae (HN01) - Tokiwadōri - Abeno (HN02) - Nakamichi - Matsumushi (HN03) - Higashi-Tengachaya (HN04) - Kitabatake (HN05) - Himematsu (HN06) - Tezukayama-sanchōme (HN07) - Tezukayama-yonchōme (HN08) - Kaminoki (HN09) - Sumiyoshi (HN10)
Through section on the Hankai Line
Sumiyoshi (HN10) - Sumiyoshi-toriimae (HN12) - Hosoigawa (HN13) - Anryumachi (HN14) - Abikomichi (HN15) - Yamatogawa (HN16) - Takasu-jinsha (HN17) - Ayanocho (HN18) - Shimmeicho (HN19) - Myokokuji-mae (HN20) - Hanataguchi (HN21) - Oshoji (HN22) - Shukuin (HN23) - Terajicho (HN24) - Goryomae (HN25) - Higashi-Minato (HN26) - Ishizu-Kita (HN27) - Ishizu (HN28) - Funao (HN29) - Hamadera-ekimae (HN31)
Dealt section to Osaka City (later abandoned)
Tennōji (near Shitennō-ji) - Chausuyama - Kōen-higashimon
Abandoned section
Kōen-higashimon - Tennoji-eki-mae
Sumiyoshi (HN10) - Sumiyoshikōen (HN11)

Connections

Tennoji-ekimae Tennoji Station: West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) Yamatoji Line, JR-West Hanwa Line, JR-West Osaka Loop Line, Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line, Osaka Municipal Subway Tanimachi Line
Osaka Abenobashi Station: Kintetsu Minami Osaka Line
AbenoOsaka Municipal Subway Tanimachi Line
Tezukayama-sanchome Tezukayama Station: Nankai Railway Koya Line
Kaminoki Sumiyoshihigashi Station: Nankai Railway Koya Line
Sumiyoshi Hankai Line

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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.