|Keihan Ishiyama Sakamoto Line|
An Ishiyamadera-bound train approaching Hamaōtsu Station
|Operator(s)||Keihan Electric Railway|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
The Keihan Ishiyama Sakamoto Line(京阪石山坂本線Keihan Ishiyama Sakamoto-sen) is a railway line in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keihan Electric Railway.
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Keihan Electric Railway Co., Ltd. is a Japanese railway operator in Osaka, Kyoto, and Shiga Prefectures. It is known as "Keihan" (京阪), "Keihan Dentetsu" (京阪電鉄) or "Keihan Densha" (京阪電車).
|OT03||Keihan Ishiyama||京阪石山||0.9||1.6||Biwako Line|
|OT09||Keihan Zeze||京阪膳所||0.5||4.7||Biwako Line|
|OT12||Biwako-Hamaōtsu||びわ湖浜大津||0.7||6.7||■ Keihan Keishin Line|
The Otsu Railway opened the Hamaotsu to Awazu section in 1913, electrified at 600 V DC. [ citation needed ]The line was extended to Ishiyamadera (as single track) the following year.
The Hamaotsu to Miidera section opened in 1922 (dual track electrified), and in 1927 the company merged with a tourist boat operator to become the Biwako Railway & Steamship Co., which extended the line to Sakamoto the same year.[ citation needed ]
Keihan acquired the company in 1929 (and divested the steamship component immediately), connecting the line to its Keishin line in 1939.[ citation needed ]
The Keishin Line is an interurban railway line in Japan operated by the private railway operator Keihan Electric Railway. The 7.5 km line connects Misasagi Station in Kyoto and Biwako-Hamaōtsu Station in the neighbouring city of Ōtsu.
The Awazu to Ishiyama section was double-tracked in 1943, but in 1945 the Sakamoto to Shigasato section was singled and the rails recycled for the Japanese war effort. The dual track was reinstated in 1947.[ citation needed ]
The voltage was increased to 1,500 V DC in conjunction with the voltage upgrade on the Keishin line.[ citation needed ]
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This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia.