Kyoto Municipal Subway

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Kyoto Municipal Subway
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Overview
Locale Kyoto, Japan
Transit type Rapid Transit
Number of lines 2
Number of stations 31
Operation
Began operation 1981 (1981)
Operator(s) Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau
Technical
System length 31.2 km (19.4 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) standard gauge
System map
Map of Kyoto Municipal Subway

Kyoto Municipal Subway (京都市営地下鉄 Kyōto-shiei chikatetsu?) is the metro network in the city of Kyoto, Japan. It is operated by Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau. It has two lines.

Lines[edit]

The Kyoto Municipal Subway is made up of two lines: the 13.7-kilometer (8.5 mi) long, 15-station Karasuma Line, and the 17.5-kilometer (10.9 mi) long, 17-station Tōzai Line, which together share one interchange station (Karasuma Oike Station):

Color & Icon Mark Name First section
opened
Last ex-
tension
Length Stations
green Subway KyotoKarasuma.png K - Karasuma Line 1981 1997 13.7 km (8.5 mi) 15
- Via trackage rights Kintetsu Kyōto Line 1988[Note 1] 2000 31.0 km (19.3 mi) 22[Note 2]
Kintetsu Nara Line 2000[Note 3] - 4.4 km (2.7 mi) 3[Note 4]
vermilion Subway KyotoTozai.png T - Tōzai Line 1997[Note 5] 2004 8.7 km (5.4 mi) 8
Via trackage rights 1997[Note 6] - 3.4 km (2.1 mi) 3[Note 7]
- 1997[Note 8] - 3.0 km (1.9 mi) 4[Note 9]
- 2008[Note 10] - 2.4 km (1.5 mi) 2[Note 11]
Total 31.2 km (19.4 mi) 31

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