Shintetsu Kōen-Toshi Line

Last updated
Kobe rallway logo mark.svg Shintetsu Kōen-Toshi Line
Shintetsu Koen-Toshi Line 2003.JPG
Woody Town Chūō-bound train departing Minami Woody Town, 2003
Overview
StatusOperational
Locale Sanda, Hyōgo Prefecture
Termini Yokoyama
Woody Town Chūō
Continues as Sanda Line (from Yokoyama)
Stations4
Service
Type Heavy rail
Route number Number prefix Kobe Railway.svg KB
History
OpenedOctober 28, 1991 (Yokoyama - Flower Town)
March 28, 1996 (Flower Town - Woody Town Chūō)
Technical
Line length5.5 km (3.4 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1500 V DC overhead catenary
Operating speed80 km/h (50 mph)

The Kōen-Toshi Line (公園都市線, Kōen-Toshi-sen) is a commuter railway line in Sanda, Hyōgo Prefecture operated by Kobe Electric Railway.

Contents

The line is 5.5 kilometres (3.4 mi) long, connecting Yokoyama to Woody Town Chūō. Although Yokoyama is the line terminus, all trains continue on the Sanda Line to Sanda.

History

The Yokoyama - Flower Town section opened in 1991, 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) gauge and electrified at 1500 VDC. The line was extended to Woody Town Chūō in 1996.

The line is single track, but the corridor allows for duplication if required in the future.

Stations

Station NumberStationConnectionsLocation
Sanda Line
KB29 Sanda 三田 JR West: Fukuchiyama Line (JR Takarazuka Line) Sanda, Hyōgo Prefecture
KB28 Sanda Hommachi 三田本町
Koen-Toshi Line
KB27 Yokoyama 横山 Sanda Line (to Arimaguchi, Shinkaichi)Sanda
KB31 Flower Town フラワータウン
KB32 Minami Woody Town 南ウッディタウン
KB33 Woody Town Chūō ウッディタウン中央

Ridership

Average daily passenger numbers
YearTotal (% increase)YokoyamaFlower TownMinami Woody TownWoody Town ChuoSource
19977,3501,9793,779800792 [1]
19987,536 (+2.5%)1,9763,762866932 [1]
19997,558 (+0.3%)1,9433,7138881,014 [1]
20007,950 (+5.2%)1,9483,7448911,367 [1]
20017,905 (-0.6%)1,7933,7528481,512 [1]
20027,753 (-1.9%)1,9083,6467781,421 [2]
20037,647 (-1.4%)1,9003,5467681,433 [3]
20047,492 (-2.0%)1,8623,4177441,469 [4]
20057,348 (-1.9%)1,7933,3127781,465 [5]
20067,229 (-1.6%)1,7903,2527991,388 [6]
20077,164 (-0.9%)1,8063,2608001,298 [7]
20087,138 (-0.4%)1,8133,2217931,311 [8]
20097,011 (-1.8%)1,7873,1077671,350 [9]
20107,096 (+1.2%)1,8373,0917821,386 [10]
20117,299 (+2.9%)1,9233,0998181,459 [11]
20127,393 (+1.4%)2,0053,0498401,499 [12]
20137,654 (+3.5%)2,1233,0898691,573 [13]
20147,544 (-1.4%)2,1212,9788671,578 [14]

Related Research Articles

Tadachi Station Railway station in Nagiso, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Tadachi Station is a railway station in the town of Nagiso, Nagano Prefecture, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company.

Sakashita Station Railway station in Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Sakashita Station is a railway station in the city of Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company.

Hirato-bashi Station Railway station in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Hirato-bashi Station is a railway station in the city of Toyota, Aichi, Japan, operated by Meitetsu.

Toyotashi Station Railway station in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Toyotashi Station is a junction railway station in the city of Toyota, Aichi, Japan, operated by Meitetsu.

Takemura Station Railway station in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Takemura Station is a railway station in the city of Toyota, Aichi, Japan, operated by Meitetsu.

Mikawa Yatsuhashi Station Railway station in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Mikawa Yatsuhashi Station is a railway station in the city of Toyota, Aichi, Japan, operated by Meitetsu.

Mikawa Takahama Station Railway station in Takahama, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Mikawa Takahama Station is a train station in the city of Takahama, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by Meitetsu.

Mikawa-Kamigō Station Railway station in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Mikawa-Kamigō Station is a railway station in the city of Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third sector Aichi Loop Railway Company.

Mikawa-Toyota Station Railway station in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Mikawa-Toyota Station is a railway station in the city of Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third sector Aichi Loop Railway Company.

Aikan-Umetsubo Station Railway station in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Aikan-Umetsubo Station is a railway station in the city of Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third sector Aichi Loop Railway Company.

Shigō Station Railway station in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Shigō Station is a railway station in the city of Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third sector Aichi Loop Railway Company.

Kaizu Station Railway station in Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Kaizu Station is a railway station in the city of Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the third sector Aichi Loop Railway Company.

Kōzōji Station Railway station in Kasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Kōzōji Station is a railway station in the city of Kasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, jointly operated by Central Japan Railway Company and the Aichi Kanjō Railway (Aikan).

Mino-Sakamoto Station Railway station in Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan

Mino-Sakamoto Station is a railway station on the Chūō Main Line in the city of Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company.

Jōkōji Station Railway station in Kasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Jōkōji Station is a railway station in the city of Kasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company.

Kasugai Station (JR Central) Railway station in Kasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan

Kasugai Station is a railway station in the city of Kasugai, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company. It is also a freight depot for the Japan Freight Railway Company.

Shin-Moriyama Station Railway station in Nagoya, Japan

Shin-Moriyama Station is a railway station in Moriyama-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company. It is also freight depot for the Japan Freight Railway Company.

Minami-machida Grandberry Park Station Railway station in Machida, Tokyo, Japan

Minami-machida Grandberry Park Station is a passenger railway station located in the city of Machida, Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation.

References