Tsurumai Line

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Subway NagoyaTsurumai.png
Nagoya Municipal Subway 3050 series at Kami Otai Station
Overview
Type Rapid transit
System Nagoya Municipal Subway
Locale Nagoya, Japan
Termini Kami-Otai
Akaike
Stations 20
Daily ridership 197,082[1] (2008)
Operation
Opening 18 March 1977
Operator(s) Transportation Bureau City of Nagoya
Depot(s) Akaike
Rolling stock 3000 series
3050 series
N3000 series
Technical
Track length 20.4 km (12.7 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC overhead line
Operating speed 75 km/h (45 mph)

The Tsurumai Line (鶴舞線 Tsurumai-sen?) is a subway line which forms part of the Nagoya Municipal Subway system in Nagoya, Japan. It runs from Kami Otai in Nishi-ku, Nagoya to Akaike in Nisshin. The Tsurumai Line's color on maps is light blue. Its stations carry the letter T followed by a number. Officially, the line is called Nagoya City Rapid Railway Line 3 (名古屋市高速度鉄道第3号線 Nagoya-shi Kōsokudo Tetsudō Dai-san-gō-sen?). All the stations accept manaca, a rechargeable contactless smart card.

The line opened its first section in 1977. The line has through services with three Meitetsu lines, namely Inuyama Line, Toyota Line and Mikawa Line.

Stations[edit]

No. Station name Japanese Total distance (km) Transfers Location (all in Aichi)
Through service to/from Meitetsu Inuyama Line
T01 Kami-Otai 上小田井 0.0 Meitetsu Inuyama Line
Tōkai Transport Service Jōhoku Line (Otai)
Nishi-ku, Nagoya
T02 Shōnai Ryokuchi Kōen 庄内緑地公園 1.4
T03 Shōnai-dōri 庄内通 2.7
T04 Jōshin 浄心 4.1
T05 Sengen-chō 浅間町 4.9
T06 Marunouchi 丸の内 6.3 Subway NagoyaSakuradori.png Sakura-dōri Line (S04) Naka-ku, Nagoya
T07 Fushimi 伏見 7.0 Subway NagoyaHigashiyama.png Higashiyama Line (H09)
T08 Ōsu Kannon 大須観音 7.8
T09 Kamimaezu 上前津 8.8 Subway NagoyaMeijo.png Meijō Line (M03)
T10 Tsurumai 鶴舞 9.7 Chūō Main Line
Kanayama Line (planned)
T11 Arahata 荒畑 11.0 Shōwa-ku, Nagoya
T12 Gokiso 御器所 11.9 Subway NagoyaSakuradori.png Sakura-dōri Line (S10)
T13 Kawana 川名 13.1
T14 Irinaka いりなか 14.1
T15 Yagoto 八事 15.0 Subway NagoyaMeijo.png Meijō Line (M20)
T16 Shiogama-guchi 塩釜口 16.4 Tempaku-ku, Nagoya
T17 Ueda 植田 17.6
T18 Hara 18.4
T19 Hirabari 平針 19.3
T20 Akaike 赤池 20.4 Meitetsu Toyota Line Nisshin
Through service to/from Meitetsu Toyota Line, further to/from Meitetsu Mikawa Line

Rolling stock[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 各鉄軌道会社のご案内 (Report). Japan Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. http://wwwtb.mlit.go.jp/chubu/tetudo/tetudouhp.htm. Retrieved 19 December 2010.
  2. ^ "名古屋市交N3000形が営業運転を開始" [Nagoya Municipal Subway N3000 series enters revenue service]. Japan Railfan Magazine Online (in Japanese). Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. 20 March 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2012. 

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