Nikkō Line

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For the Tobu Railway line, see Tōbu Nikkō Line.
     Nikkō Line
205kei train in JR Nikko line 02.JPG
A 205 series EMU on the Nikko Line, April 2013
Overview
Type Regional rail
Locale Tochigi Prefecture
Termini Utsunomiya
Nikkō
Stations 7
Operation
Opening 1890
Owner JR East
Rolling stock 205-600 series EMUs
Technical
Line length 40.5 km (25.2 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC overhead catenary
Route map
JR Nikko Line llinemap.svg

The Nikkō Line (日光線 Nikkō-sen?) is a railway line operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) which runs from Utsunomiya to Nikkō.

Both the Tobu and JR East railway stations in Nikkō are located within walking distance of each other.

Station list[edit]

  • Trains can pass each other at any station.
Station Japanese Distance (km) Transfers Location
Between
stations
Total
Utsunomiya 宇都宮 - 0.0 Tohoku Shinkansen, Akita Shinkansen, Tohoku Main Line (Utsunomiya Line), Shōnan-Shinjuku Line Utsunomiya Tochigi
Tsuruta 鶴田 4.8 4.8  
Kanuma 鹿沼 9.5 14.3   Kanuma
Fubasami 文挟 8.1 22.4   Nikkō
Shimotsuke-Ōsawa 下野大沢 5.8 28.2  
Imaichi 今市 5.7 33.9  
Nikkō 日光 6.6 40.5 Tōbu Nikkō Line (Tōbu-Nikkō)

Rolling stock[edit]

Former rolling stock[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "日光線用107系が営業運転を終了" [Nikko Line 107 series withdrawn from service]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 16 March 2013. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 

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