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Keio 8000 series EMU heading for Keiō-Hachiōji Station
|Daily ridership||1,349,238 (daily, 2010)|
|Line length||37.9 km (23.55 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,372 mm (4 ft 6 in)|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC|
|Operating speed||110 km/h (70 mph)|
The Keio Line (京王線 Keiō-sen ) is a 37.9 km railway line in western Tokyo, Japan owned by the Keio Corporation. It runs from Shinjuku, Tokyo, to the suburban city of Hachiōji. The Keio Line is part of a network with interchanges and through running to other lines of Keio Corporation: the Keio New Line, Keio Sagamihara Line, the Keio Keibajo Line, the Keio Dobutsuen Line, the Keio Takao Line, and the 1,067 mm gauge Keio Inokashira Line.
The Shinjuku to Chōfu portion opened in 1913. The extension to Higashi-Hachiōji (now Keiō-Hachiōji) was completed by a related company, Gyokunan Electric Railway, in 1925. This extension, however, was built to the Japanese standard narrow gauge of 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in), and so trains from each railway could not operate on the other's tracks. Operation of trains from Shinjuku to Higashi-Hachiōji started in 1928 once the entire line's gauge was unified at 1,372 mm.
Five types of rapid services are operated on the Keiō Line, along with local trains. Destinations are from Shinjuku unless noted. English abbreviations are tentative for this article.
- Special Express (特急 tokkyū ) (SpE)
- Most services bound for Keiō-Hachiōji and Takaosanguchi; can make the run from Shinjuku in 37 minutes and to Shinjuku in 39 minutes.
- Semi Special Express (準特急 juntokkyū ) (SSE)
- Most services bound for Takaosanguchi.
- Express (急行 kyūkō ) (E)
- Most services run from the Toei Shinjuku Line through onto the Sagamihara Line via Chōfu; other services in mornings and evenings are bound for Keiō-Hachiōji, Takaosanguchi and Takahatafudō.
- Semi Express (区間急行 kukan kyūkō ) (SeE)
- Most bound for on the Sagamihara Line.Until 2013 it was weekday only service and called tsūkin kaisoku (通勤快速).
- Rapid (快速 kaisoku ) (R)
- Most services for Hashimoto and Keiō-Tama-Center on the Sagamihara Line.
- Local (各駅停車 kakueki teisha )
- Also known as kakutei (各停) for short. Until 2001 it was called futsū (普通).
- All stations are located in Tokyo.
- Local trains stop at all stations.
- ● - all trains stop at this station;◇- trains stop at this station during special events;｜- all trains pass
- R - Rapid; SeE - Semi Express; E - Express; SSE - Semi-Special Express; SpE - Special Express
|Shinjuku||新宿||-||0.0||●||●||●||●||●||Chūō Line (Rapid), Chūō-Sōbu Line, Yamanote Line, Saikyō Line, Shōnan Shinjuku Line
Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (M-08)
Toei Oedo Line (E-27) (Shinjuku-Nishiguchi (E-01)), Toei Shinjuku Line(S-01)
Odakyu Odawara Line
Seibu Shinjuku Line (Seibu-Shinjuku)
|Hatsudai and Hatagaya stations are only accessible via the Keio New Line.|
|Sasazuka||笹塚||3.6||3.6||●||●||●||｜||｜||Keio New Line (some trains through from Chōfu)||Shibuya|
|Meidaimae||明大前||0.8||5.2||●||●||●||●||●||Keio Inokashira Line|
|Shimo-Takaido||下高井戸||0.9||6.1||●||｜||｜||｜||｜||Tokyu Setagaya Line|
|Chōfu||調布||0.6||15.5||●||●||●||●||●||Keio Sagamihara Line (some trains through from Shinjuku)|
|Musashinodai||武蔵野台||1.1||18.8||●||｜||｜||｜||｜||Seibu Tamagawa Line (Shiraitodai)||Fuchū|
|Higashi-Fuchū||東府中||0.8||20.4||●||●||●||◇||◇||Keio Keibajo Line (some trains through from Shinjuku)|
|Takahatafudō||高幡不動||1.7||29.7||●||●||●||●||●||Keio Dobutsuen Line (some trains through from Shinjuku)
Tama Toshi Monorail Line
|Kitano||北野||1.2||36.1||●||●||●||●||●||Keio Takao Line (some trains through from Shinjuku)|
|Keiō-Hachiōji||京王八王子||1.8||37.9||●||●||●||●||Chūō Main Line, Yokohama Line, Hachikō Line (Hachiōji)|
Events at stations marked with a "◇" symbol for which trains make stops:
- Fuda Station: Chofu City Fireworks Festival
- Tobitakyū Station: Soccer games, concerts, etc. at Ajinomoto Stadium
- Higashi-Fuchū Station: Events (including the Arima Kinen) at Tokyo Racecourse; transfer to the Keiō Keibajō Line
- Nakagawara Station: Seiseki-Tamagawa Fireworks Festival
- Mogusaen Station: Saturdays and holidays during the Plum Blossom Festival
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