Tsuyama Line

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Tsuyama Line
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A KiHa 47 DMU train on a Rapid service, March 2010
Overview
Native name津山線
StatusIn operation
Owner JR West
Locale Okayama Prefecture
Termini Okayama
Tsuyama
Stations17
Service
Type Regional rail
Operator(s)JR West
Rolling stock KiHa 40 series DMU, KiHa 120 series DMU
History
Opened21 December 1898
Technical
Line length58.7 km (36.5 mi)
Number of tracksEntire line single tracked
CharacterCommuter in some areas and rural in others
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification None
Operating speed95 km/h (59 mph)

The Tsuyama Line (津山線, Tsuyama-sen) is a railway line operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West) connecting Okayama and Tsuyama in Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

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Stations

All-stations "Local" (普通, futsū) and limited-stop "Rapid" (快速, kaisoku) services called Kotobuki (ことぶき) operate over the line. In the "Rapid" column in the table below, "O" indicates stations at which "Rapid" services stop. [1]

StationJapaneseDistance
(km)
RapidConnectionsLocation
Okayama 岡山0.0O Sanyō Shinkansen, Sanyō Main Line, Akō Line (Higashi-Okayama)-
Hakubi Line (Kurashiki), Uno Line (Seto-Ōhashi Line), Kibi Line
Okayama Electric Tramway Higashiyama Line, Okayama Electric Tramway Seikibashi Line
Kita-ku, Okayama Okayama
Hōkaiin 法界院2.3O 
Bizen-Hara 備前原5.1  
Tamagashi 玉柏7.5  
Makiyama 牧山11.4  
Nonokuchi 野々口16.7  
Kanagawa 金川19.7O 
Takebe 建部27.0  
Fukuwatari 福渡30.3O 
Kōme 神目36.5   Kumenan,
Kume District
Yuge 弓削40.5O 
Tanjōji 誕生寺43.5  
Obara 小原45.5   Misaki
Kume District
Kamenokō 亀甲49.1O 
Sarayama 佐良山53.4   Tsuyama
Tsuyamaguchi 津山口56.8  
Tsuyama 津山58.7O Kishin Line, Inbi Line

Some Rapid services also stop at Nonokuchi and Takebe stations. [1]

History

The line was opened on 21 December 1898 by the Chugoku Railway (中国鉄道). [2] It was nationalized on 1 June 1944, becoming part of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) system, and from 1 April 1987, with the privatization of JNR, it was transferred to the control of West Japan Railway Company (JR West). [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 JR時刻表[JR Timetable]. Japan: Kotsu Shimbunsha. March 2014. p. 354. EAN   4910053110341.
  2. Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編[Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. II. Japan: JTB. pp. 254–256. ISBN   4-533-02980-9.
  3. Ishino, Tetsu, ed. (1998). 停車場変遷大辞典 国鉄・JR編[Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR]. I. Japan: JTB. p. 96. ISBN   4-533-02980-9.