Nankai Airport Line

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Airport Line
Nankai airport line symbol.svg
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Airport Limited Express rapi:t at Kansai Airport Station
Overview
Owner Nankai Electric Railway (IzumisanoRinkū Town)
New Kansai International Airport Co., Ltd. (Rinkū TownKansai Airport)
Locale Osaka Prefecture
Termini Izumisano
Kansai Airport
Stations3
Service
Operator(s)Nankai Electric Railway
Rolling stock1000 series
2000 series
7000 series
7100 series
8000 series
9000 series
50000 series
Technical
Line length8.8 km (5.5 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed120 km/h (75 mph)

The Airport Line (空港線, Kūkō sen) is a railway line operated by the Nankai Electric Railway, which connects Izumisano and Kansai International Airport and is owned by Kansai International Airport Co., Ltd. between Rinkū Town and Kansai Airport. It opened on June 15, 1994.

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It is one of the access routes to the Kansai International Airport which is located on an artificial island in Ōsaka Bay. The line colour of the Airport Line is purple.

Rolling stock

Stations

No.Station nameJapaneseDistance (km)TransfersLocation
NK30 Izumisano 泉佐野0.0 Nankai mainline symbol.svg Nankai Main Line (Through trains for Namba are available.)Osaka Prefecture Izumisano
NK31 Rinkū Town りんくうタウン1.9 S  Kansai Airport Line (JR-S46)
NK32 Kansai Airport 関西空港駅8.8  Tajiri

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This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia