Kaigan Line

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Kaigan Line
Subway KobeKaigan.svg
Kobe Municipal Subway Type 5000 exterior.jpg
A Kobe Municipal Subway 5000 series train in 2016
Other name(s)Yumekamome
Native name海岸線
Owner Kobe Municipal Transportation Bureau
Locale Kobe
Termini Sannomiya-Hanadokeimae
Type Rapid transit
System Kobe Municipal Subway Logo.svg Kobe Municipal Subway
Operator(s)Kobe Municipal Transportation Bureau
Opened7 June 2001
Line length7.9 km (4.9 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed70 km/h (43 mph) [1]
Route map
Kobe subway lines KobeSubway.svg
Kobe subway lines

The Kaigan Line (海岸線, Kaigan-sen, literally "Coast Line"), also known as the "Yumekamome" (夢かもめ), is one of two lines of the Kobe Municipal Subway. Trains of the line are propelled by linear motors. This is the third linear motor rapid transit line to be built in Japan.



distance (km)
distance (km)
 K01  Sannomiya-Hanadokeimae 三宮・花時計前-0.0
 K02  Kyukyoryuchi-Daimarumae 旧居留地・大丸前0.50.5
  • Tōkaidō Main Line (JR Kobe Line) (Motomachi)
  • Hanshin Main Line
  • Kōbe Kōsoku Line (Motomachi)
 K03  Minato Motomachi みなと元町
 K04  Harborland ハーバーランド
 K05  Chūō-Ichibamae 中央市場前1.43.7 
 K06  Wadamisaki 和田岬
0.94.6San'yō Main Line (Wadamisaki Line)
 K07  Misaki-Kōen 御崎公園1.15.7 
 K08  Karumo 苅藻
 K09  Komagabayashi 駒ヶ林
 K10  Shin-Nagata 新長田

Rolling stock

All trains are based at Misaki-Kōen Depot.


The line opened on 7 July 2001.

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