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Keiō Dōbutsuen Line

Keiō Dōbutsuen Line
6000 series on the Keiō Dōbutsuen Line
Overview
Type Commuter rail
Termini Takahatafudō
Tama-Dōbutsukōen
Stations 2
Operation
Opening 1964
Owner Keio Corporation
Technical
Line length 2.0 km (1.2 mi)
No. of tracks 1
Track gauge 1,372 mm (4 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed 70 km/h (45 mph)

The Keiō Dōbutsuen line (京王動物園線 Keiō Dōbutsuen-sen) is a railway line in Hino, Tokyo, Japan, owned by the Keio Corporation, which connects Takahatafudō on the Keiō Main Line and Tama-Dōbutsukōen (for Tama Zoo).

It is a single track of 1,372 mm (4 ft 6 in) gauge. The line is electrified at 1,500 V DC.

Stations

Station Japanese Distance (km) Transfers Location
Takahatafudō 高幡不動 0.0 Keiō Line
Tama Toshi Monorail Line
Hino, Tokyo
Tama-Dōbutsukōen 多摩動物園 2.0 Tama Toshi Monorail Line

History

The line opened on 29 April 1964.[1]

References

  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. pp. 204–205.  
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