Mizuma Railway Mizuma Line
|Mizuma Railway Mizuma Line|
1000 series EMU
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Electrification||1500 V DC|
The Mizuma Line (水間線 Mizuma-sen?) is a Japanese railway line between Mizuma Kannon Station and Kaizuka Station, all within Kaizuka, Ōsaka. This is the only railway line of a private railway company Mizuma Railway (水間鉄道 Mizuma Tetsudō?) operates. The company also operates bus services.
The company or the line is commonly called Suitetsu (水鉄?).
- Distance: 5.5 km (ca. 3.4 mi.)
- Gauge: 1,067 mm (3 ft. 6 in.)
- Stations: 10
- Track: single
- Electric supply: 1500 V DC
- Railway signalling: Automatic
The line opened between December 1925 and January 1926, electrified at 600 VDC.
Freight services ceased in 1972, and in 1990 the line voltage was increased to 1500 VDC.
Proposed connecting line
- Sechigo station - Construction of a proposed line to Kokawa on the Wakayama Line commenced in the late 1920's but was abandoned due to the economic depression in the 1930's
- Kaizuka 貝塚
- Kaizuka Shiyakushomae 貝塚市役所前
- Koginosato 近義の里
- Ishizai 石才
- Sechigo 清児
- Nagose 名越
- Mori 森
- Mitsumatsu 三ツ松
- Mikayamaguchi 三ヶ山口
- Mizuma Kannon 水間観音
This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia
- (Japanese) Mizuma Railway official website
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