KiHa 101 DMU on the Aterazawa Line
|Rolling stock||KiHa 101 DMUs|
|Line length||24.3 km (15.10 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
The Aterazawa Line (左沢線 Aterazawa-sen?) is a railway line in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It connects Kita-Yamagata Station in Yamagata to Aterazawa Station in Ōe. All trains run through to and from Yamagata Station.
The line was opened to Uzen-Nagasaki in 1921, and extended to Aterazawa the following year. CTC signalling was commissined on the line in 1982.
Former connecting lines
Uzen-Takamatsu station - The Miyama Electric Railway Co. operated an 11km line, electrified at 600 VDC, to Mazawa between 1926 and 1974.
- All stations are located in Yamagata Prefecture.
- All trains stop at every station.
- Trains can pass one another at stations marked "◇", "v", and "^".
|Yamagata||山形||-||-1.9||Yamagata Shinkansen, Ōu Main Line (for Yonezawa)||v||Yamagata|
|Kita-Yamagata||北山形||1.9||0.0||Ōu Main Line (for Shinjō), Senzan Line*||◇|
|Uzen-Yamabe||羽前山辺||3.4||6.5||◇||Yamanobe, Higashimurayama District|
|Uzen-Kanezawa||羽前金沢||3.0||9.5||｜||Nakayama, Higashimurayama District|
|Aterazawa||左沢||2.0||24.3||｜||Ōe, Nishimurayama District|
- KiHa 101 DMUs
This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia
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- Stations of the Aterazawa Line (JR East) (Japanese)
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