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|Shintetsu Arima Line|
|Locale||Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture|
|Termini|| Shinkaichi |
|Continues as||Sanda Line (from Arimaguchi)|
|Operator(s)||Kobe Electric Railway|
|Opened||November 11, 1928|
|Line length||22.5 km (14.0 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Electrification||1500 V DC overhead catenary|
The Arima Line (神戸電鉄有馬線, Kōbe Dentetsu Arima-sen) is a commuter railway line in Kobe, Japan operated by Kobe Electric Railway. It connects central Kobe with its northern suburbs in Kita-ku and Arima Onsen.
The line is 22.9 kilometres (14.2 mi) long, extending from Shinkaichi in Hyogo-ku to Arima Onsen in Kita-ku.
Service is divided at Arimaguchi, where most trains from Shinkaichi continue on the Sanda Line, with short-run trains operating between Arimaguchi and Arima Onsen, the line terminus.
The entire line opened in 1928, 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) gauge and electrified at 1500 VDC.
The Mitogawa - Arimaguchi section was duplicated between 1965 and 1966.
Arima Onsen station - The 12km line to Sanda on the Fukuchiyama Line was operated by the Arima Railway Co. from 1915 to 1943.
|Station number||Station||Distance from Shinkaichi (km)||Local|
|Special Rapid Express|
|Kobe Kosoku Line|
|KB01||Shinkaichi||新開地||0.0||S||S||S||S||Hanshin-Hankyu Kobe Kosoku Line(Tozai Line) (HS 36)||Hyogo-ku, Kobe|
|KB02||Minatogawa||湊川||0.4||S||S||S||S||Kobe Subway Seishin-Yamate Line (S06: Minatogawa-Koen Station)||Hyogo-ku, Kobe|
|KB06||Suzurandai||鈴蘭台||7.9||S||S||S||S||Ao Line||Kita-ku, Kobe|
|KB10||Tanigami||谷上||14.1||S||S||S||S||Kobe Subway Hokushin Line (S01)|
|KB15||Arimaguchi||有馬口||20.4||S||S||S||↑||Sanda Line (through trains)|
|Through section (except Kobe Kosoku Line)|
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