Keihan Main Line

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Keihan 8000 series limited express (new color scheme)
Keihan 3000 series express (January 2009)
Keihan 7200 series Express (July 2009)
Keihan 8000 series K-limited express (August 2007)

The Keihan Main Line (京阪本線 Keihan-honsen?) is a railway line in Japan operated by Keihan Electric Railway. The line runs between Sanjō Station in Kyoto and Yodoyabashi Station in Osaka. There are through services to the Keihan Ōtō Line and the Keihan Nakanoshima Line. Trains from Kyoto to Osaka are treated as "down" trains, and from Osaka to Kyoto as "up" trains.

Statistics[edit]

  • Gauge: 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
  • Distance: 49.3 km (30.6 mi)
  • Maximum speed:110 km/h (70 mph)
  • Electrification: 1,500 V DC, overhead lines
  • Tracks

Train service[edit]

As of March 16, 2013, the following services are operated.[1]

Limited Express (特急 Tokkyū?) (LE)
Commuter Rapid Express (通勤快急 Tsūkin Kaikyū?) (CRE) - "down" trains only, on weekday mornings
Rapid Express (快速急行 Kaisoku Kyūkō?) (RE)
Midnight Express (深夜急行 Shinya Kyūkō?) (ME) - "up" trains only
A train departs from Yodoyabashi for Kuzuha at 0:20 a.m. and passes Moriguchishi and Hirakata-kōen.
Express (急行 Kyūkō?) (Ex)
Commuter Sub-express (通勤準急 Tsūkin Junkyū?) (CSbE) - "down" trains only, on weekday mornings
Trains are operated from Demachiyanagi, Kuzuha, Hirakatashi to Yodoyabashi or Nakanoshima in the morning and pass Moriguchishi.
Sub-express (準急 Junkyū?) (SbE)
Semi-express (区間急行 Kukan Kyūkō?) (SmE)
Local (普通 Futsū?)
Trains stop at all stations.
Operation in non-rush hours per hour
Limited express: 6 round trips between Yodoyabashi and Demachiyanagi
Express: 3 round trips between Yodoyabashi and Kuzuha
Sub. express: 3 round trips between Yodoyabashi and Demachiyanagi
Local: 6 round trips between Nakanoshima and Kayashima, of which 3 extend to Demachiyanagi

Stations[edit]

  • S: Trains stop.
  • s: limited stop
  • |, ↑, ↓: Trains pass.
  • ↑, ↓: Only one direction.
  • (M): Stations using melodies composed by musician Minoru Mukaiya in train departure announcements.
  • For train abbreviations, see above.
Line name Station SmE SbE CSbE Ex ME RE CRE LE Location
Through section from Temmabashi:
L, SmE, SbE, CSbE, RE, CRE: to Nakanoshima on the Nakanoshima Line
Keihan Main Line Yodoyabashi (M) S S S S S S S Chūō-ku, Osaka Osaka Prefecture
Kitahama S S S S S S S
Temmabashi (M) S S S S S S S S
Kyōbashi (M) S S S S S S S S Miyakojima-ku, Osaka
Noe | | | | | Jōtō-ku, Osaka
Sekime | | | | |
Morishōji | | | | | Asahi-ku, Osaka
Sembayashi | | | | |
Takii | | | | | Moriguchi
Doi | | | | |
Moriguchi-shi (M) S S S S |
Nishisansō S | | | | Kadoma
Kadoma-shi S | | | |
Furukawabashi S | | | |
Ōwada S | | | |
Kayashima (M) S S S | | | Neyagawa
Neyagawashi S S S S S S S |
Kōrien (M) S S S S S S S |
Kōzenji S S S | | | Hirakata
Hirakata-kōen S S S S | |
Hirakatashi (M) S S S S S S S S
Gotenyama S S S | | |
Makino S S S | | |
Kuzuha (M) S S S S S S S S
Hashimoto S S | | | Yawata Kyoto Prefecture
Yawatashi (M) S S S | |
Yodo (Kyoto Racecourse) (M) S S s | s Fushimi-ku, Kyoto
Chūshojima (M) S S S S S S
Fushimi-Momoyama S S | | |
Tambabashi (M) S S S S S S
Sumizome S S | | |
Fujinomori S S | | |
Fukakusa (M) S S | | |
Fushimi-Inari S S S | |
Toba-kaidō S S | | | Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
Tōfukuji S S | | |
Shichijō S S S S S S
Kiyomizu-Gojō S S S | |
Gion-Shijō S S S S S S
Sanjō (M) S S S S S S
Ōtō Line
Jingū-Marutamachi S S S | | Sakyō-ku, Kyoto
Demachiyanagi (M) S S S S S S

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] (Japanese)