Sennichimae Line

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Sennichimae Line
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Sennichimae Line 25 series EMU
Overview
Line number5
Locale Osaka
TerminiNodahanshin
Minami-Tatsumi [1]
Stations14
Service
Type Rapid transit
System Osaka Metro
Operator(s) Osaka Metro (2018–present)
Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau (1969–2018)
Depot(s)Morinomiya (located on Chūō Line)
History
OpenedApril 16, 1969
Technical
Line length12.6 km (7.8 mi)
Track length13.1 km (8.1 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification 750 V DC, third rail
Operating speed70 km/h (43 mph)
Route map
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The Osaka Metro Sennichimae Line (千日前線, Sennichimae-sen) is an underground rapid transit line in Osaka, Japan. It is one of the lines of Osaka Metro. It links the northwestern district of Fukushima-ku and the southeastern district of Ikuno-ku with the central commercial and entertainment district of Namba. The line is paralleled by the underground Kintetsu Namba Line/Hanshin Namba Line connection line in its central section. Its official name is Rapid Electric Tramway Line No. 5 (高速電気軌道第5号線), while the Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau refers to it as Osaka City Rapid Railway Line No. 5 (大阪市高速鉄道第5号線), and in MLIT publications, it is written as Line No. 5 (Sennichimae Line) (5号線(千日前線)). Station numbers are indicated by the letter S.

Contents

Platform screen doors are located at all of the stations. The first station, Minami-Tatsumi, had them installed on March 14, 2014 and operation started in April. The final station, Nodahanshin, had them installed and operating in December. [2] [3] All platforms are long enough for 8 car trains however a part of each platform has been blocked off, since only four-car trains are needed to carry the amount of traffic on the line. Which in 2013 carries on average 181,238 passengers per day. [4]

Stations

No.Station [5] JapaneseDistance
(km)
TransfersLocation
 S11  Nodahanshin 野田阪神0.0 Fukushima-ku, Osaka
 S12  Tamagawa 玉川0.6JR West: Osaka Loop LineNoda
 S13  Awaza 阿波座1.9 Osaka Metro Chuo line symbol.svg Chūō Line (C15) Nishi-ku, Osaka
 S14  Nishi-Nagahori 西長堀2.9 Osaka Metro Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi line symbol.svg Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line (N13)
 S15  Sakuragawa 桜川3.8Hanshin: Hanshin Namba Line Naniwa-ku, Osaka
 S16  Namba 難波・なんば4.9
Chūō-ku, Osaka
 S17  Nippombashi 日本橋5.6
 S18  Tanimachi Kyūchōme 谷町九丁目6.6
Tennōji-ku, Osaka
 S19  Tsuruhashi 鶴橋7.7
  • JR West: Osaka Loop Line
  • Kintetsu: Osaka Line, Nara Line
 S20  Imazato 今里9.2 Osaka Metro Imazatosuji line symbol.svg Imazatosuji Line (I21) Higashinari-ku, Osaka
 S21  Shin-Fukae 新深江10.1
 S22  Shōji 小路11.1 Ikuno-ku, Osaka
 S23  Kita-Tatsumi 北巽12.0
 S24  Minami-Tatsumi 南巽13.1

Rolling stock

Current

As there is no dedicated rolling stock depot on the Sennichimae Line, trains are forwarded to Morinomiya Depot on the Chūō Line via a connecting track at Awaza.

Former

History

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References

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