Fukuhoku Yutaka Line
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The Fukuhoku Yutaka Line (福北ゆたか線? Fukuhoku-Yutaka-sen) is the collective name for four sections of railway lines operated by Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu) in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. It runs between Kurosaki Station and Hakata station (66.6 km).
The sections called Fukuhoku Yutaka Line are:
- Part of the Kagoshima Main Line, between Kurosaki Station and Orio Station - 5.2 km
- Part of the Chikuhō Main Line, between Orio Station and Keisen Station - 34.5 km
- The entire Sasaguri Line, between Keisen Station and Yoshizuka Station - 25.1 km
- Part of the Kagoshima Main Line, between Yoshizuka Station and Hakata Station - 1.8 km
A pre-series two-car BEC819 series AC battery electric multiple unit (BEMU) was tested on the line from April 2016, and entered revenue service on 19 October 2016. This will be followed by six more trainsets, entering service in spring 2017.
- JR九州、819系「DENCHA」デビューへ エコでスマートな“蓄電池電車” [JR Kyushu to introduce 819 series "DENCHA" - an economical and smart battery train] (in Japanese). Japan: Tetsudo Shimbun. 29 January 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2016.
- 地球にやさしい“蓄電池電車”「ＤＥＮＣＨＡ」運行開始 ＪＲ筑豊線 [Environmentally friendly "Dencha" battery train enters service on JR Chikuho Line]. Sankei West (in Japanese). Japan: The Sankei Shimbun & Sankei Digital. 19 October 2016. Archived from the original on 19 October 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
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