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Tobu Kameido Line

Tobu Kameido Line
Kameido Line 2-car 8000 series set, January 2007
Overview
Type Commuter rail
Locale Tokyo
Termini Kameido
Hikifune
Stations 5
Operation
Opened 5 April 1904
Owner Tobu Railway
Rolling stock Tobu 8000 series
Technical
Line length 3.4 km (2.1 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Minimum radius 160 m
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed 65 km/h (40 mph)

The Tobu Kameido Line (東武亀戸線 Tōbu Kameido-sen) is a railway line of Japanese private railway company Tobu Railway in Tokyo.[1] The line is in central Tokyo, a short 3.4 km branch off the Tobu Skytree Line at Hikifune, southbound to Kameido with connections to the JR East Chūō-Sōbu Line.

History

The line opened on 5 April 1904, and electrified in 1928.

Operation

All trains are 2-car 8000 series formations operating as all-stations "Local" services, with no through trains to the Skytree Line.

Stations

Name Japanese Distance (km) Connections Location
Hikifune 曳舟 0.0 Tobu Skytree Line Sumida, Tokyo
Omurai 小村井 1.4  
Higashi-Azuma 東あずま 2.0
Kameido Suijin 亀戸水神 2.7 Kōtō, Tokyo
Kameido 亀戸 3.4 Chūō-Sōbu Line

References

This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese WorldHeritage

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External links

  • Tobu Railway Kameido Line information page (Japanese)
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