Kaigan Line

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The Kaigan Line (海岸線 Kaigan-sen?) is one of two lines of the Kobe Municipal Subway. Trains of the line are propelled by linear motors. This is the third linear motor rapid transit line to be built in Japan.

Timeline[edit]

The line was opened on 7 July 2001.

Stations on the Kaigan Line[edit]

Kobe subway lines
Kaigan Line train
Number Name Distance between (km) Distance (km) Connections
K01 Sannomiya-Hanadokeimae
三宮・花時計前
- 0.0 Seishin-Yamate Line (Sannomiya: S03)
Hankyu Railway: Kobe Line, Kōbe Kōsoku Line (Sannomiya)
Hanshin Electric Railway: Main Line (Sannomiya)
Kobe New Transit: Port Island Line (Sannomiya: P01)
West Japan Railway Company: Tōkaidō Main Line (JR Kobe Line) (Sannomiya (JR))
K02 Kyukyoryuchi-Daimarumae
旧居留地・大丸前
0.5 0.5 West Japan Railway Company: Tōkaidō Main Line (JR Kobe Line) (Motomachi)
Hanshin Electric Railway: Main Line, Kōbe Kōsoku Line (Motomachi)
K03 Minato Motomachi
みなと元町(ワコーレ和田興産前)
0.8 1.3  
K04 Harborland
ハーバーランド(デュオこうべ前)
1.0 2.3 West Japan Railway Company: Tōkaidō Main Line, Sanyō Main Line (JR Kobe Line) (Kobe)
Hanshin Railway, Hankyu Railway: Kōbe Kōsoku Line (Kosoku Kobe)
K05 Chūō-Ichibamae
中央市場前
1.4 3.7  
K06 Wadamisaki
和田岬(三菱神戸病院前)
0.9 4.6 West Japan Railway Company: Sanyō Main Line (Wadamisaki Line)
K07 Misaki-Kōen
御崎公園(ホムスタ前)
1.1 5.7  
K08 Karumo
苅藻(三ツ星ベルト前)
0.8 6.5  
K09 Komagabayashi
駒ヶ林(三国志のまち・アグロガーデン前)
0.8 7.3  
K10 Shin-Nagata
新長田(鉄人28号前)
0.6 7.9 Seishin-Yamate Line (S09)
West Japan Railway Company: Sanyō Main Line (JR Kobe Line)

Rolling stock[edit]

All trains are based at Misaki-Kōen Depot.