Sagami Railway Izumino Line

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     Sagami Railway Izumino Line
Minami-makigahara Station Platform.jpg
A 7000 series train on a Local service to Yokohama at Minami-Makigahara station.
Overview
Type Commuter rail
Locale Kanagawa Prefecture
Termini Futamatagawa
Shōnandai
Stations 8
Daily ridership 56,843 (2010)[1]
Operation
Opening 1976-99
Owner Sagami Railway
Technical
Line length 11.3 km (7.0 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC overhead catenary

The Sagami Railway Izumino Line (相模鉄道いずみ野線 Sagami-Tetsudō Izumino-sen?) is a railway in Japan owned by the private railway operator Sagami Railway (Sōtetsu). It connects Futamatagawa in Yokohama to Shōnandai in Fujisawa.

Service pattern[edit]

Limited-stop "Rapid" services stop at every station on this line. Most trains run through to and from Yokohama on the Sagami Railway Main Line.

Station list[edit]

Station name Japanese Distance (km) Transfers Location
between stations from Futamatagawa from Yokohama
Futamatagawa 二俣川 - 0.0 10.5 Sagami Railway Main Line (through service) Asahi-ku, Yokohama
Minami-Makigahara 南万騎が原 1.6 1.6 12.1
Ryokuentoshi 緑園都市 1.5 3.1 13.6 Izumi-ku, Yokohama
Yayoidai 弥生台 1.8 4.9 15.4
Izumino いずみ野 1.2 6.0 16.5
Izumi-chūō いずみ中央 2.2 8.2 18.7
Yumegaoka ゆめが丘 1.1 9.3 19.8
Shōnandai 湘南台 2.0 11.3 21.8 Odakyū Enoshima Line, Yokohama City Transportation Bureau Blue Line (Subway Line 1) Fujisawa, Kanagawa

History[edit]

The first section of the line, between Futamatagawa and Izumino, opened on April 8, 1976, with Izumi-chūō station opening on April 4, 1990. A further extension to Shōnandai opened on March 10, 1999.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sagami Railway station ridership in 2010". Train Media (sourced from Sagami Railway). Retrieved May 28, 2012.