Tōkyū Ōimachi Line

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     Tokyu Oimachi Line
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A 6000 series EMU on an Oimachi Line express service, March 2008
Overview
Type Commuter rail
Locale Tokyo
Termini Ōimachi
Mizonokuchi
Stations 15
Operation
Opening 6 July 1927
Owner Tokyu Corporation
Technical
Line length 12.4 kilometres (7.7 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC overhead catenary

The Tokyu Oimachi Line (東急大井町線 Tōkyū Ōimachi-sen?) is a railway line in Japan operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation. It extends from Ōimachi in Shinagawa, Tokyo, to Mizonokuchi in Kawasaki, Kanagawa.

Stations[edit]

All-stations "Local" services are classified as blue and green. The latter runs on the express track between Futako-Tamagawa and Mizonokuchi and does not stop at Futako-Shinchi or Takatsu. Limited-stop "Express" services are also provided.

Station No. Station Japanese Stops Location
"Blue"
Local
"Green"
Local
Express
OM01 Ōimachi 大井町
Shinagawa Tokyo
OM02 Shimo-Shinmei 下神明
OM03 Togoshi-kōen 戸越公園
OM04 Nakanobu 中延
OM05 Ebaramachi 荏原町
OM06 Hatanodai 旗の台
OM07 Kita-Senzoku 北千束
Ōta
OM08 Ōokayama 大岡山
Meguro
OM09 Midorigaoka 緑が丘
OM10 Jiyūgaoka 自由が丘
OM11 Kuhombutsu 九品仏
Setagaya
OM12 Oyamadai 尾山台
OM13 Todoroki 等々力
OM14 Kaminoge 上野毛
OM15 Futako-Tamagawa 二子玉川
Futako-Shinchi 二子新地
Takatsu-ku,
Kawasaki
Kanagawa
Takatsu 高津
OM16 Mizonokuchi 溝の口

Rolling stock[edit]

Local services[edit]

Express services[edit]

History[edit]

  • 6 July 1927: Ōimachi - Ōokayama opened by the Meguro-Kamata Electric Railway (目黒蒲田電鉄?)
  • 1 November 1929: Jiyūgaoka - Futako-Tamagawa opened by the Meguro-Kamata Electric Railway.
  • 25 December 1929: Ōokayama - Jiyūgaoka opened by Meguro-Kamata Electric Railway.
  • 29 June 1938: The Meguro-Kamata Railway absorbed into the Tokyo-Yokohama Electric Railway (東京横浜電鉄?).
  • 15 January 1958: Electric supply raised to 1,500 V DC.
  • 11 October 1963: The line is renamed Den-en-toshi Line, together with the section south of Futako-Tamagawa.
  • 16 November 1977: Through running starts between Shibuya and Nagatsuta.
  • 12 August 1979: Line renamed Ōimachi Line, separated from Den-en-toshi Line south of Futako-Tamagawa.
  • 23 February 2008: ATS replaced by ATC.
  • 28 March 2008: Express services started.
  • 11 July 2009: Ōimachi Line extended to Mizonokuchi from Futako-Tamagawa.

References[edit]

  • "80周年を迎え進化する東急大井町線-その1-". Japan Railfan Magazine (鉄道ファン?) (in Japanese): 118–125. July 2008.