Hankyu Senri Line

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     Hankyu Senri Line
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Senri Line train exiting a tunnel near Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchōme Station
Overview
Locale Kansai
Termini Tenjinbashisuji Rokuchōme
Kita-senri
Stations 11
Operation
Operator(s) Hankyu Railway
Depot(s) Shojaku
Technical
Line length 13.6 km (8.5 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead line
Operating speed 80 km/h (50 mph)
Route map
Hankyu map.svg

The Hankyu Senri Line (阪急千里線 Hankyū Senri-sen?) is a railway line in Osaka Prefecture, Japan, operated by Hankyu Railway. It was completed on March 1, 1967. Through trains operate to and from the Hankyu Kyoto Line and the Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line.

Service types[edit]

In the timetable revised on December 21, 2013,[1] regular trains are classified in three types:

  • Local (普通 futsū?)
  • Sakaisuji Semi-Express (堺筋準急 sakaisuji junkyū?) ("SS")
  • Limited Express "Hozu" (直通特急 ほづ chokutsū tokkyū?) ("H") - in spring and autumn

Stations[edit]

No. Station Japanese Distance (km) SS H Transfers Location
Operations continue to Tengachaya Station on the Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line.
K11 Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchōme 天神橋筋六丁目 0.0 SS H Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line (K11, through trains), Tanimachi Line (T18) Kita-ku, Osaka
HK-87 Kunijima 柴島 2.2   Higashiyodogawa-ku, Osaka
HK-63 Awaji 淡路 3.5 SS H
HK-88 Shimo-Shinjō 下新庄 4.4    
HK-89 Suita 吹田 6.0   Suita, Osaka
HK-90 Toyotsu 豊津 6.9  
HK-91 Kandai-mae 関大前 7.8  
HK-92 Senriyama 千里山 8.6  
HK-93 Minami-Senri 南千里 10.2  
HK-94 Yamada 山田 11.6 Osaka Monorail Main Line
HK-95 Kita-Senri 北千里 13.6  

Abandoned stations[edit]

  • Nagara (Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchome - Kunijima) - abandoned on February 1, 1944
  • Suita (first) (Shimo-Shinjo - Shiyakusho-mae) - consolidated to Shiyakisho-mae Station on April 10, 1964 and Shiyakusho-mae Station was renamed Suita Station.
  • Kadancho (Toyotsu - Daigaku-mae) - consolidated to Kandai-mae Station on April 10, 1964
  • Daigaku-mae (Kadancho - Senriyama) - consolidated to Kandai-mae Station on April 10, 1964
  • Expo West Gate (Minami-Senri - Kita-Senri) - used from November 10, 1969 until September 14, 1970

References[edit]

  1. ^ News release on September 20, 2013 - Hankyu Corporation