Keihanna Line

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Keihanna Line
KT number-C.svg
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Kintetsu 7000 series trainset on the Keihanna Line
Overview
Other name(s) Yumehanna
Native nameけいはんな線
Owner
Locale
Termini Nagata
Gakken Nara-Tomigaoka
Stations8
Service
Type
System
Operator(s)Kintetsu Railway
Depot(s)
  • Higashi-Hanazono
  • Tomigaoka
Rolling stock
Daily ridership61,538 daily (FY2016) [1]
History
OpenedOctober 1, 1986;34 years ago (1986-10-01)
Technical
Line length18.8 km (11.7 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) standard gauge
Electrification
Operating speed95 km/h (59 mph)

The Keihanna Line (けいはんな線, Keihanna-sen) is a railway line operated by Kintetsu Railway. There are through trains to the Chūō Line of Osaka Municipal Subway. The line name derives from a kanji acronym formed from Kyoto (), Osaka (), and Nara (), but the name is written in hiragana.

Contents

The line is the sole Kintetsu line with a third rail electrification system. Before 2015, it was the only Kintetsu line that had station numbers (the station numbers coming from the Chūō Line).

History

Stations

Through-service to/from Cosmosquare Station via the Osaka Metro Chūō Line
No.StationDistance (km)ConnectionsLocation
 C23  Nagata
長田
0.0

Osaka Metro logo 2.svg Osaka Metro Chuo line symbol.svg Osaka Metro Chūō Line

Higashiosaka, Osaka
 C24  Aramoto
荒本
1.2 Osaka Monorail Main Line (proposed extension)
 C25  Yoshita
吉田
3.0
 C26  Shin-Ishikiri
新石切
4.5
 C27  Ikoma
生駒
10.2 Ikoma Nara Prefecture
 C28  Shiraniwadai
白庭台
15.3
 C29  Gakken Kita-Ikoma
学研北生駒
16.1
 C30  Gakken Nara-Tomigaoka
学研奈良登美ヶ丘
18.8 Nara

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References

  1. "路線別駅別乗降人員" (PDF). Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau. November 8, 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on April 1, 2017. Retrieved May 6, 2017.