Akita Rinkai Railway Line

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Akita Rinkai Railway Line
Akita Rinkai DD561.jpg
Akita Rinkai Railway diesel locomotive No. DD561
Type Freight rail
Stations None (freight only)
Owner Akita Rinkai Railway
Line length 7.9 km (4.9 mi)
Number of tracks 1
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification None

The Akita Rinkai Railway Line (秋田臨海鉄道線?, Akita Rinkai Tetsudō-sen) is a Japanese freight-only railway line between Akita Kitakō Freight Terminal and Mukaihama Freight Terminal via Akitakō Freight Terminal, all within Akita, Akita. This is the only railway line Akita Rinkai Railway (秋田臨海鉄道?, Akita Rinkai Tetsudō, "Akita Seaside Railway") operates. The third sector company was founded in 1970. The services on the line are divided by Akitakō Station. The north part is commonly called the North Line (北線?, Kita-sen), and the south part is called the South Line (南線?, Minami-sen). The North Line mainly transports containers of paper products from Nippon Daishōwa Paperboard Tōhoku, while the South Line transports sulfuric acid from Kosaka Smelting & Refining, via the Kosaka Line.

Basic data[edit]

North Line[edit]

  • Akitakō - Akita-Kitakō
    • Distance: 2.5 km

South Line[edit]

  • Akitakō - Mukaihama
    • Distance: 5.4 km

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