|Toyohashi Railroad Atsumi Line|
A 1800 series EMU at Toshima Station in February 2007
|Termini|| Shin-Toyohashi |
|Rolling stock||1800 series EMUs|
|Opened||22 January 1924|
|Line length||18.0 km (11.2 mi)|
|Number of tracks||single|
|Track gauge||3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm)|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC overhead|
|Operating speed||70 km/h (45 mph)|
The Toyohashi Railroad Atsumi Line (豊橋鉄道渥美線, Toyohashi Tetsudō Atsumi-sen) is a railway line in eastern Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Toyohashi Railroad ("Toyotetsu"). The line runs from the centre of Toyohashi, traversing the centre of the Atsumi Peninsula, a largely rural district noted also for its hot spring resorts and marine sports as part of Mikawa Wan Quasi-National Park. The line is entirely within the cities of Toyohashi and Tahara.
The northern terminal station for the Atsumi Line is located at Shin-Toyohashi Station. All trains run to the southern terminus at Mikawa Tahara Station at approximately 15 minute intervals. There are no express trains on the line.
|No.||Station name||Japanese||Distance from|
As of April 2015 [update] , the line is operated using a fleet of ten three-car 1800 series electric multiple unit (EMU) trains. These trains were modified from former Tokyu 7200 series EMUs. All trains are configured for One-man operation.
Since 2013, the trains are each painted a different colour and carry the names of flowers, as follows.
|Set No.||Flower name||Colour|
|1801||Rose (ばら, Bara)||Red|
|1802||Hibiscus (はまぼう, Hamabou)||Brown|
|1803||Rhododendron (つつじ, Tsutsuji)||Red|
|1804||Sunflower (ひまわり, Himawari)||Blue|
|1805||Sweet flag (菖蒲, Shoubu)||Purple|
|1806||Magnolia (しでこぶし, Shidekobushi)||Light green|
|1807||Rape blossom (菜の花, Nanohana)||Yellow|
|1808||Camellia (椿, Tsubaki)||Green|
|1809||Cherry blossom (桜, Sakura)||Pink|
|1810||Chrysanthemum (菊, Kiku)||Orange|
This section does not cite any sources . (November 2015) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
The privately owned Atsumi Electric Railway (渥美電鉄, Atsumi Dentetsu) began operations on January 22, 1924 between Takashi and Toshima, electrified at 600 V DC. The line was extended to Kambe in March and to Mikawa Tahara by June 10 of the same year. In the opposite direction, the line was extended to Shin-Toyohashi by May 1925. On April 10, 1926, the now-defunct section of track from Mikawa Tahara to Kurokawahara was completed. Construction of a proposed extension to Fukue commenced in 1940, but was later abandoned due to material shortages in World War II.
On September 1, 1940, the Atsumi Electric Railway was merged into Nagoya Railway. Most of the stations on the line were closed on June 5, 1944, as an austerity measure. On October 1, 1954, the Toyohashi Railway was spun out from the Nagoya Railway as an independently operating subsidiary. Most of the closed stations were reopened by this time, but the section from Mikawa Tahara to Kurokawahara was closed permanently. Express train operations began from October 1, 1965.
All freight operations were discontinued from February 1, 1984 and express train operations were discontinued from September 1, 1985. On July 2, 1997 the electrification system was upgraded to 1,500 V DC.
The Hokuriku Main Line is a 176.6 kilometer railway line owned by West Japan Railway Company connecting Maibara Station in Maibara, Shiga, with Kanazawa Station in Kanazawa, Ishikawa. It serves the Hokuriku region on the northern central coast of Honshu, the largest island of Japan, as well as offering connections to the regions of Kansai, Tōkai, Kantō, and Tōhoku.
The Iida Line is a Japanese railway line connecting Toyohashi Station in Toyohashi, Aichi with Tatsuno Station in Tatsuno, Nagano, operated by Central Japan Railway Company. The line links eastern Aichi Prefecture and southern Nagano Prefecture through northwestern Shizuoka Prefecture. It goes through steep mountains as well as cities such as Iida and Ina. The line was originally four different private railway lines, the first of which opened in 1897.
Toyohashi Station is an interchange railway station in Toyohashi, Aichi, Japan, operated by Central Japan Railway Company and the private railway operator Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu).
The Nose Electric Railway Co., Ltd., occasionally abbreviated as Nose Railway or Noseden (能勢電), is a Japanese private railway company headquartered in Kawanishi, Hyogo, which links several areas in the mountainous Nose, Osaka, area to Kawanishi-noseguchi Station in Kawanishi, where one can transfer to Hankyu Takarazuka Line to Osaka.
Nagoya Railroad Co.,Ltd., referred to as Meitetsu (名鉄), is a private railway company operating around Aichi Prefecture and Gifu Prefecture of Japan. TYO: 9048
The Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line or Nagoya Line is a railway line operated by the private railway operator Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu), connecting Toyohashi Station in Toyohashi with Meitetsu Gifu Station in Gifu.
The Toyohashi Railroad is a private railroad company in Japan, and a subsidiary of the Meitetsu Group. The company or its lines are commonly known as Toyotetsu (豊鉄). The company operates the Atsumi Line train service on Atsumi Peninsula in Aichi Prefecture and a tram system in Toyohashi City, and has subsidiary operations involved in taxi and bus services.
Kō Station is a junction railway station in the city of Toyokawa, Aichi, Japan, operated by Meitetsu.
The Meitetsu Inuyama Line is a 26.8 km Japanese railway line operated by the private railway operator Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu), which connects Biwajima Junction in Kiyosu, Aichi with Shin-Unuma Station in Kakamigahara, Gifu. Together with the Kakamigahara Line, the line forms an alternate route of the Nagoya Main Line between Higashi-Biwajima and Meitetsu Gifu.
The Meitetsu Mikawa Line is a 39.8 km (24.7 mi) railway line in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu) connecting Sanage Station in Toyota and Hekinan Station in Hekinan. It originally extended beyond Hekinan to Kira Yoshida, and beyond Sanage to Nishi Nakagane, with a proposed extension to Asuke substantially constructed but subsequently abandoned.
The Aichi Loop Line is a Japanese railway line connecting Okazaki Station in Okazaki and Kōzōji Station in Kasugai, operated by the Aichi Loop Railway. The company or the line is abbreviated as Aikan (愛環). This is the only line the company operates. Despite its name, the line is not a true loop, but a north-south line situated east of Nagoya, which can be considered as an unclosed loop.
Toshima Station is a railway station in the city of Tahara, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the Public–private partnership Toyohashi Railroad.
Ōshimizu Station is a railway station in the city of Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the Public–private partnership Toyohashi Railroad.
Aichidaigakumae Station is a railway station in the city of Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the Public–private partnership Toyohashi Railroad.
Yagyu-bashi Station is a railway station in the city of Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the Public–private partnership Toyohashi Railroad.
Shin-Toyohashi Station is a railway station in the city of Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the Public–private partnership Toyohashi Railroad. The station is physically adjacent to Toyohashi Station.
Yagumadai Station is a railway station in the city of Tahara, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the Public–private partnership Toyohashi Railroad.
Kambe Station is a railway station in the city of Tahara, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the Public–private partnership Toyohashi Railroad.
Mikawa Tahara Station is a railway station in the city of Tahara, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the Public–private partnership Toyohashi Railroad.
Azumada Main Line is a tram line in Toyohashi, Aichi Prefecture, Japan operated by Toyohashi Railroad. It connects Ekimae to Akaiwaguchi and Ihara to Undoukoen-mae. The line is referred to as Toyo-Tetsu Shinaisen by Toyohashi Railroad. The railroad also operated another tram line, the Yagyu-bashi Branch Line, prior to 1976.
This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Toyohashi Railroad .|