Shigi Line

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Shigi Line
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A Shigi Line train between Kawachi-Yamamoto and Hattorigawa in May 2007
Overview
Native name信貴線
Owner Kintetsu Railway
Locale Yao, Osaka, Japan
Termini Kawachi-Yamamoto Station
Shigisanguchi Station
Stations3
Service
Type Commuter rail
System Kintetsu Railway
History
OpenedDecember 15, 1930 (1930-12-15)
Technical
Track length2.8 km (1.7 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Minimum radius 161 m
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed65 km/h (40 mph)
Route map
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0.0J12 Kawachi-Yamamoto
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Osaka Line
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2.0J13 Hattorigawa
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2.8J14 Shigisanguchi
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The Shigi Line (信貴線, Shigi-sen) is a railway line in Japan operated by the private railway operator Kintetsu Railway. The line connects Kawachi-Yamamoto Station and Shigisanguchi Station. The entire line is located in the city of Yao, and is 2.8 km long. At Kawachi-Yamamoto, the line connects to the Osaka Line, and at Shigisanguchi, to the Nishi-Shigi Cable Line. [1] The line opened in 1930, and has a ruling gradient of 40.0‰. [2]

Contents

Stations

No.StationJapaneseDistance
(km)
TransfersLocation
J12 Kawachi-Yamamoto 河内山本0.0  D   Osaka Line (D12) Yao, Osaka
J13 Hattorigawa 服部川2.0
J14 Shigisanguchi 信貴山口2.8  Z   Nishi-Shigi Cable Line (Z14)

History

The line opened on 15 December 1930. [2]

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References

  1. Map of Shigi Line
  2. 1 2 Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄[Databook: Japan's Private Railways] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. pp. 126, 267. ISBN   978-4-7770-1336-4.