Seibu Toshima Line

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     Seibu Toshima Line
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Seibu 3000 series EMU on the Toshima Line, December 2011
Overview
Locale Nerima, Tokyo
Termini Nerima
Toshimaen
Stations 2
Operation
Opening 15 October 1927
Owner Seibu Railway
Technical
Line length 1.0 km (0.6 mi)
No. of tracks 1
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed 60 km/h (35 mph)

Seibu Toshima Line (西武豊島線 Seibu Toshima-sen?) is a commuter railway line in Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway. The line connects Nerima Station and Toshimaen Station, both in Nerima, Tokyo.

Stations[edit]

No. Name Japanese Distance (km) Transfers Location
SI06 Nerima 練馬 0.0 Seibu Ikebukuro Line Nerima, Tokyo
SI39 Toshimaen 豊島園 1.0

History[edit]

The line opened on 15 October 1927, running between Nerima Station and Toshima Station (present-day Toshimaen Station.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Seibu Toshima Line stations numbered prefixed with the letters "SI" (part of the Seibu Ikebukuro group of lines).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 200. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 
  2. ^ "西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します" [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (pdf). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 27 March 2013.