A Kashihara Line train passing Yakushi-ji temple
|Termini|| Yamato-Saidaiji |
|Opened||April 1, 1921|
|Line length||23.8 km (14.8 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Minimum radius||240 m|
|Operating speed||100 km/h (60 mph)|
The Kashihara Line (橿原線, Kashihara-sen) is a 23.8 km (14.8 mi) north-south bound railway line in Nara Prefecture, Japan, owned and operated by the Kintetsu Railway, a private railway operator. It connects Yamato-Saidaiji Station and Kashiharajingu-mae Station.
Most Express and Limited Express trains operate to and from the Kyoto Line, and some Express services operate between Kyoto and Tenri via the line between Saidaiji and Hirahata stations.
|Through section||from Yamato-Saidaiji to Kyoto on the Kyoto Line|
(Local trains, express trains, and limited express trains)
|Yamato-Saidaiji||0.0||O||O|| Kyoto Line (through services available)|
Nara Line (A26)
|Hirahata||9.9||O|||||Tenri Line (H32) (through services available)|
|Tawaramoto||15.9||O|||||Tawaramoto Line (I36: Nishi-Tawaramoto Station)||Tawaramoto|
|Yamato-Yagi||20.5||O||O||Osaka Line (D39)|
|Yagi-nishiguchi||20.5||O|||||Sakurai Line (Unebi Station)|
|Kashiharajingū-mae||23.8||O||O|| Minami Osaka Line (F42)|
Yoshino Line (F42)
|Through section||from Hirahata to Tenri on the Tenri Line|
(Local trains and express trains)
The first section of the line, from Saidaiji Station (present-day Yamato-Saidaiji) to Kōriyama Station (present-day Kintetsu Kōriyama ), opened on 1 April 1921.The line was extended to Hirahata on 1 April 1922, and the section from Hirahata to Kashiharajingū-mae opened on 21 March 1923.
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