Kada Line

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Kada Line
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Overview
Other name(s)Kada Sakana Line
Native name加太線
Locale Wakayama Prefecture
Termini Kinokawa
Kada
Service
Operator(s)Nankai Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
History
Opened1912
Closed1966 (Kitajima Branch Line)
Technical
Line length9.6 km (6.0 mi)
Number of tracksSingle
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed80 km/h (50 mph)

The Kada Line (加太線, Kada-sen) is a railway line in Wakayama Prefecture owned by Nankai Electric Railway. This line connects to the Nankai Main Line. Starting on November 2014, it is referred to by the nickname "Kada Sakana Line" (加太さかな線).

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History

The Kada Light Railway Co. opened the line in 1912, electrifying it at 1500 VDC in 1930.

The company merged with Nankai in 1942, and freight services ceased in 1984.

Stations

No.Station nameDistance
(km)
Connecting LinesLocation
Nankai Main Line
NK45 Wakayamashi
和歌山市
2.6Nankai Electric Railway: Wakayamakō Line
West Japan Railway Company: Kisei Main Line
Wakayama, Wakayama
Kada Line
NK44 Kinokawa
紀ノ川
0.0Nankai Electric Railway: Nankai Main Line Wakayama, Wakayama
NK44-1 Higashi-Matsue
東松江
2.6 
NK44-2 Nakamatsue
中松江
3.3 
NK44-3 Hachimanmae
八幡前
4.4 
NK44-4 Nishinoshō
西ノ庄
5.5 
NK44-5 Nirigahama
二里ヶ浜
6.2 
NK44-6 Isonoura
磯ノ浦
7.1 
NK44-7 Kada
加太
9.6 

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