Inbi Line

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Inbi Line
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A JR West KiHa 120 DMU on the Inbi Line
Overview
Native name因美線
StatusOperational
Owner JR West
LocaleWestern Japan
Termini Tottori
Tsuyama
Stations19
Service
Type Regional rail
Operator(s)JR West
Rolling stock KiHa 40 series DMU, KiHa 120 series DMU, KiHa 121/126 series DMU, KiHa 187 series DMU, WT3000 series DMU, WT3300 series DMU, HOT7000 series DMU, HOT3500 series DMU
History
Opened1919
Technical
Line length73.4 km (45.6 mi)
Number of tracksEntire line single tracked
CharacterRural
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification None
Operating speed110 km/h (68 mph)

The Inbi Line (因美線, Inbi-sen) is a railway line operated by the West Japan Railway Company (JR West) between Tottori, Tottori Prefecture and Tsuyama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

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Route data

Stations

●: Stop ▲: Some services stop |: Pass
LineNameDistance
(km)
RapidConnectionsLocation
Imbi Tottori 鳥取0.0  JRW san-A.svg Sanin Main Line Tottori Tottori
Tsunoi 津ノ井4.3  
Higashi-Kōge 東郡家8.2   Yazu,
Yazu District
Kōge 郡家10.3  Wakasa Railway Wakasa Line
Kawahara 河原14.1  
Kunifusa 国英17.4  Tottori
Takagari 鷹狩19.8  
Mochigase 用瀬21.1  
Inaba-Yashiro 因幡社24.9  
Chizu 智頭31.9 Chizu Express Chizu Line Chizu,
Yazu District
Haji 土師35.6 
Nagi 那岐38.5 
Mimasaka-Kawai 美作河井48.5  Tsuyama Okayama
Chiwa 知和52.0 
Mimasaka-Kamo 美作加茂55.8 
Miura 三浦59.3 
Mimasaka-Takio 美作滝尾61.5 
Takano 高野66.7 
Higashi-Tsuyama 東津山70.8 JRW kinki-K.svg Kishin Line
Kishin
Tsuyama 津山73.4 JRW kinki-K.svg Kishin Line, JRW oka-T.svg Tsuyama Line

Rolling stock

Local

Limited Express

History

The Imbi line was built by the Japanese Government Railway, with the first section opened from Tottori to Mochigase in 1919, extended to Chizu in 1923. The Tsuyama to Mimasaka-Kamo section, opened in 1928, was extended to Mimasaka-Kawai in 1931 and the line was completed with the opening of the section to Chizu (including a 3,077 m tunnel) in 1932.

CTC signalling was commissioned between Tottori and Chizu in 1994.[ citation needed ]

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