Kitakami Line

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
     Kitakami Line
Kitakami-Station-platform 0.jpg
Terminus of the Kitakami Line at Kitakami Station
Overview
Type Heavy rail
Locale Iwate, Akita prefectures
Termini Kitakami
Yokote
Stations 17
Operation
Opening 1924
Operator(s) JR East
Technical
Line length 61.6 km (38.3 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification non
Operating speed 85 kilometres per hour (53 mph)
Route map
Kitakami Line map.svg

The Kitakami Line (北上線 Kitakami-sen?) is a rail line in Japan. Part of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) system, it runs from Kitakami Station in Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture to Yokote Station in Yokote, Akita Prefecture, acting as a connecting line between the Ōu Main Line to the Tōhoku Main Line. It connects with the Tōhoku Shinkansen and Tohoku Main Line at Kitakami Station, and the Ōu Main Line at Yokote Station.

Station list[edit]

Station Japanese Distance (km)
(from Kitakami)
Transfers Location
Kitakami 北上 0.0 Tōhoku Shinkansen, Tōhoku Main Line Kitakami Iwate Prefecture
Yanagihara 柳原 2.1
Ezuriko 江釣子 5.2
Fujine 藤根 8.4
Tatekawame 立川目 12.1
Yokokawame 横川目 14.3
Iwasawa 岩沢 18.1
Waka-Sennin 和賀仙人 20.3
Yudakinshūko ゆだ錦秋湖 28.8 Nishiwaga
Hottoyuda ほっとゆだ 35.2
Yudakōgen ゆだ高原 39.1
Kurosawa 黒沢 44.3 Yokote Akita Prefecture
Komatsukawa 小松川 49.6
Hiraishi 平石 51.6
Ainono 相野々 53.4
Yabitsu 矢美津 56.6
Yokote 横手 61.1 Ōu Main Line

Rolling stock[edit]

External links[edit]