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A JR West KiHa 120 DMU on the Inbi Line
|Termini|| Tottori |
|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|
|Line length||73.4 km (45.6 mi)|
|Number of tracks||Entire line single tracked|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||110 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.
|Imbi||Tottori||鳥取||0.0||Sanin Main Line||Tottori||Tottori|
|Kōge||郡家||10.3||Wakasa Railway Wakasa Line|
|Chizu||智頭||31.9||●||Chizu Express Chizu Line|| Chizu,|
|Tsuyama||津山||73.4||●||Kishin Line, Tsuyama Line|
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 ]
Okayama Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūgoku region of Honshu. Okayama Prefecture has a population of 1,906,464 and has a geographic area of 7,114 km². Okayama Prefecture borders Tottori Prefecture to the north, Hyogo Prefecture to the east, and Hiroshima Prefecture to the west.
The Chizu Express Company is a Japanese third-sector railway that connects Hyōgo, Okayama and Tottori prefectures. The Chizu Line is not electrified, but is a high-grade railroad, and extends a total of 56.1 kilometres. The limited expresses Super Hakuto and Super Inaba operate on this line.
Tsuyama is a city in Okayama Prefecture, Japan.
Kamo was a town located in Tomata District, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.
The JR Kyoto Line is a commuter rail line in the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto Metropolitan Area owned and operated by West Japan Railway Company. The name applies to the section of the Tōkaidō Main Line between Kyōto Station and Ōsaka Station.
The Fukuchiyama Line is a railway line operated by West Japan Railway Company connecting Osaka and Fukuchiyama, Japan. Within JR West's "Urban Network" covering the Osaka–Kobe–Kyoto metropolitan region, the line from Osaka to Sasayamaguchi is also called the JR Takarazuka Line (JR宝塚線). The line traverses the cities of Kawanishi and Takarazuka in the northwestern corner of the Osaka metropolitan area.
The Katamachi Line, officially nicknamed the Gakkentoshi Line, is a commuter rail line and service in the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto Metropolitan Area of Japan, owned and operated by West Japan Railway Company. The line connects Kizu Station in Kyoto Prefecture and Kyōbashi Station in Osaka.
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The Nagasaki Main Line, or simply Nagasaki Line, is a railway line owned by the Kyushu Railway Company connecting Tosu Station in Saga Prefecture to Nagasaki Station in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. There is a separate branch of this line from Kikitsu Station to Urakami Station by way of Nagayo Station and the Nagasaki Tunnel avoiding a long detour.
The Bantan Line is a railway line that connects Himeji and Wadayama station in Asago City, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The line is operated by the West Japan Railway Company and serves as a connector between the Sanyo Main Line and the Sanin Main Line. The name refers to the ancient provinces of Harima (播磨) and Tajima (但馬), which the line connects.
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The Sanin Main Line is a railway line in western Japan, which connects Kyoto and Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, operated by West Japan Railway Company. It is the major railway line of the San'in region, approximately paralleling the Japan Sea, crossing Kyoto, Hyōgo, Tottori, Shimane, and Yamaguchi prefectures. The main portion from Kyoto to Hatabu is the longest single continuous railway line in Japan at 673.8 km, although no regularly scheduled train operates over the entire line.
The Kisei Main Line is a railway line that parallels the coastline of the Kii Peninsula in Japan between Mie Prefecture and Wakayama Prefecture. The name takes the kanji characters from the names of the old provinces of Kii (紀伊) and Ise (伊勢).
The Nanao Line is a railway line in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan, operated by West Japan Railway Company and the Noto Railway. It runs between Tsubata Station in Tsubata and Anamizu Station in Anamizu.
The Ōito Line is a railway line in Japan which connects Matsumoto Station in Nagano Prefecture with Itoigawa Station in Niigata Prefecture. There are two operators on the line: East Japan Railway Company operates the section north of Minami-Otari Station in Otari, Nagano Prefecture, and West Japan Railway Company operates the remaining section. Minami-Otari is the boundary for the two companies. The section of the line, operated by JR East, between Minami-Otari and Matsumoto is electrified and trains are fairly regular along this section. The JR West section from Minami-Otari to Itoigawa, however, is not electrified and is used little, compared to the electrified JR East section. Trains run less regularly along this part.
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