Izu Kyūkō Line
|Izu Kyūkō Line|
Resort 21 train on Izu Peninsula coast
|Line length||45.7 km|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC overhead|
The line runs along the eastern coast of the Izu Peninsula, a tourist district noted for its numerous hot spring resorts and golf courses, between Itō Station in Itō and Izukyū-Shimoda Station in Shimoda. The line opened in 1961.
- Track: single
- Railway signalling: Automatic (ATS-Si, compatible with East Japan Railway Company (JR East) ATS-SN.)
The northern terminal station for the Izu Kyūkō Line is at Ito Station, from which local trains depart for the southern terminal station of Izukyū-Shimoda. However, several varieties of limited express trains operated by JR East originate at Tokyo Station travel via the Itō Line tracks to Ito, and then terminate at Izukyū-Shimoda. These include the Odoriko and Super View Odoriko named trains. Similarly, the Resort Odoriko operated by the Izu Kyūkō Line also makes the same run, but using different rolling stock.
|Itō||伊東||0.0||JR East: Itō Line||Itō||Shizuoka|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Izu Kyuko Railway.|
- "Ｓｕｉｃａサービスの開始について" (14 January 2009). (Japanese)
- Izukyū Corporation official website (Japanese)