Hakozaki Line

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Fukuoka Chiyokenchoguchi subway station.jpg
Chiyo-Kenchōguchi Station
Overview
Native name 箱崎線
Type Rapid transit
Locale Fukuoka, Fukuoka
Termini Nakasu-Kawabata
Kaizuka
Stations 7
Operation
Opening April 20, 1982
Owner Fukuoka City Subway
Rolling stock 1000 series, 2000 series, etc.
Technical
Line length 4.7 kilometres (2.9 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Minimum radius 176 m
Electrification 1,500 V DC overhead catenary
Operating speed 75 km/h (45 mph)
Route map
Kūkō Line for Tenjin
Kūkō Line for Hakata
0.0 Nakasu-Kawabata
0.5 Gofukumachi
Mikasa River
1.2 Chiyo-Kenchōguchi
2.1 Maidashi-Kyūdai-byōin-mae
2.9 Hakozaki-Miyamae
3.7 Hakozaki-Kyūdai-mae
4.7 Kaizuka
Nishitetsu Kaizuka Line
for Nishitetsu Shingū

The Hakozaki Line (箱崎線 Hakozaki-sen?) is a subway line, which forms part of the Fukuoka City Subway system in the city of Fukuoka, Japan. It connects Nakasu-Kawabata in Hakata Ward with Kaizuka in Higashi Ward, all within Fukuoka. The line's color on maps is blue. Officially, the line is called "Line 2 (Hakozaki Line)" (2号線(箱崎線) Ni-gō-sen (Hakozaki-sen)?). Like other Fukuoka City Subway lines, stations are equipped with automatic platform gates, and trains are automatically operated by ATO system.

Service outline[edit]

The line has a through service with the Fukuoka City Subway Kūkō Line. Half of its trains go through the Kūkō Line, while the remainder terminate within the Hakozaki Line. Unlike the Kūkō Line, there is no through service with the JR Chikuhi Line.

Stations[edit]

Station name Japanese Distance (km) Transfers Location
Through service to/from Kūkō Line
Nakasu-Kawabata 中洲川端 0.0 Fukuoka City Subway Kūkō Line Hakata Fukuoka, Fukuoka
Gofukumachi 呉服町 0.5
Chiyo-Kenchōguchi 千代県庁口 1.2
Maidashi-Kyūdai-byōin-mae 馬出九大病院前 2.1 Higashi
Hakozaki-Miyamae 箱崎宮前 2.9
Hakozaki-Kyūdai-mae 箱崎九大前 3.7
Kaizuka 貝塚 4.7 Nishitetsu Kaizuka Line

Rolling stock[edit]

Fukuoka Subway[edit]

JR Kyushu[edit]

History[edit]

The line opened on 20 April 1982, initially named "Line 2", operating between Nakasu-Kawabata and Gofukumachi.[1] The entire line to Kaizuka was opened on 12 November 1986.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 私鉄車両編成表 2014 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2014]. Japan: Kotsu Shimbunsha. 24 July 2014. p. 179. ISBN 978-4-330-48414-3. 

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