The Akechi Line (明知線 Akechi-sen?) is a Japanese railway line in Gifu Prefecture connecting Ena and Akechi stations, which are both located in Ena. There are stations located in Nakatsugawa city as well. This is the only railway line Akechi Railway (明知鉄道 Akechi Tetsudō?) operates. The third sector company took over the former Japanese National Railways line in 1985. The line is known for its steep slopes and curves.
The line opened in 1933/4, with freight services ceasing in 1981.
- Distance: 25.1 km
- Gauge: 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
- Stations: 10
- Track: Single
- Electrification: None
- Railway signalling: Simplified automatic
- Stations with passing loops: 1 (Iwamura Station)
All stations are located in Gifu Prefecture.
|Ena||恵那||0.0||JR Central: Chūō Main Line||Ena|
This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia
- Official website (Japanese)
|This article about a Japanese railway line–related topic is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|