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E501 series EMU between Kasama and Shishido stations
|Locale||Tochigi, Ibaraki prefectures|
|Line length||50.2 km (31.2 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC overhead catenary|
The Mito Line (水戸線 Mito-sen?) is a railway line between Oyama Station in Tochigi Prefecture and Tomobe Station in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. The line is 50.2 km (31.2 mi) long and is owned and operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).
- All trains stop at every station.
- Trains can pass one another at stations marked "◇" and "∨" and cannot pass at stations marked "｜".
|Oyama||小山||-||0.0||Tōhoku Shinkansen, Tōhoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line), Ryōmō Line||∨||Oyama||Tochigi|
|Shimodate||下館||3.7||16.2||Mooka Railway Mooka Line
|Tomobe||友部||1.7||50.2||Jōban Line (some through services for Mito)||◇|
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On 1 July 1895, Tomobe Station opened forming a connection between the Joban Line and former Mito Railway line.
On 12 October 1909, the Japanese Government Railways renamed the line the "Mito Line" for the section between Oyama and Tomobe, with Tomobe to Mito forming part of the Joban Line.
The line was completely electrified in 1 February 1967.
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- Stations of the Mito Line (JR East) (Japanese)