|Color on map||(#e7a61a)|
|Opened||1 April 1921|
|Line length||23.8 km (14.8 mi)|
|Number of tracks||Double-track|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8+1⁄2 in) standard gauge|
|Minimum radius||240 m (790 ft)|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC (Overhead lines)|
|Operating speed||100 km/h (60 mph) |
|Signalling||Automatic closing block|
|Train protection system||Kintetsu ATS|
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 B Kyoto Line |
(Local trains, express trains, and limited express trains)
|B28||Nishinokyō||西ノ京||2.8||O [Note 1]||O [Note 1]|
|B32||Hirahata||平端||9.9||O|||||H Tenri Line ( H32 ) (through services available)|
|B36||Tawaramoto||田原本||15.9||O|||||I Tawaramoto Line ( I36 : Nishi-Tawaramoto)||Tawaramoto|
|B39||Yamato-Yagi||大和八木||20.5||O||O||D Osaka Line (D39)|
|B40||Yagi-nishiguchi||八木西口||20.5||O|||||U Man-yō Mahoroba Line (Sakurai Line) (Unebi)|
|Through section||from Hirahata to Tenri on the Tenri Line|
(Local trains and express trains)
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