Kobe New Transit

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Kōbe New Transit (神戸新交通株式会社, Kōbe Shinkōtsū Kabushiki Kaisha) is the third-sector semipublic company that runs Port Island Line ("Port Liner") and Rokkō Island Line ("Rokkō Liner") automated guideway transit (AGT) systems in Kobe, Japan. When opened in 1981, the Port Liner was the world's first fully automated transport system. [1]

Contents

In the Surutto KANSAI stored-fare system, the company is represented by the mark KS on the back of farecards.

Lines

Kōbe New Transit operates following two lines, which connect the artificial islands in the port of Kobe with the mainland:

History

Rolling stock

Fares

The table below shows adult normal passenger fares. Children's fares are half price (fractions less than 10 yen are rounded up).

Current and Historical Fare of Kobe New Transit
DistanceFare (yen)
Effective
April 1, 2014 [2]
Effective
February 2, 2006
Until
February 1, 2006
≤ 2 km210200240
≤ 5250240
≤ 8280280
> 8330320

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References

  1. "Feel KOBE + Discovering the Joy of Kobe".
  2. City of Kobe (March 4, 2014). "ポートアイランド線(ポートライナー)及び六甲アイランド線(六甲ライナー)の運賃改定について" . Retrieved July 6, 2014.