Hankyū Minoo Line

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     Hankyu Minoo Line
Overview
Locale Kansai
Stations 4
Operation
Operator(s) Hankyu Railway
Depot(s) Hirai Depot
Technical
Line length 4.0 km (2.5 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed 80 km/h (50 mph)
Route map
Hankyu map.svg

The Hankyū Minoo Line (阪急箕面線 Mino-o sen) is a Japanese railway line operated by Hankyu Railway which connects Ishibashi Station in Ikeda and Minoo. Its main function is to provide access to Osaka, but this requires a transfer except during commute hours.

History[edit]

The Minoo Arima Electric Railway Co. opened the entire line in 1910 as 1435mm gauge dual track, electrified at 600 VDC.

In 1969 the voltage was raised to 1500 VDC.

List of stations on the Minoo Line[edit]

Some commute trains continue through the Takarazuka Line to Umeda.

No. Name Distance (km) Between (km) Connections Location
HK-48 Ishibashi 石橋 - 0.0 Hankyu Takarazuka Line Ikeda
HK-57 Sakurai 桜井 1.6 1.6   Minoh
HK-58 Makiochi 牧落 1.1 2.7  
HK-59 Minoo 箕面 1.3 4.0  

References[edit]

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