Hokushin Kyūkō Electric Railway
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The Hokushin Kyuko Railway Co., Ltd. (北神急行電鉄株式会社 Hokushin Kyūkō Dentetsu Kabushiki-gaisha) is a private railway company in Kobe, Japan. Its headquarters are in Kita-ku, Kobe. Investors in the company include Hankyu Railway and Kobe Electric Railway, and it is a subsidiary of Hankyu Hanshin Holdings.
The Hokushin Line is Hokushin Kyuko's only passenger line. The 7.5-kilometre (4.7 mi) line is owned by Kōbe Rapid Transit Railway and has two stations, Tanigami in Kita-ku and Shin-Kobe in Chūō-ku. Hokushin Line trains continue on the Kobe Municipal Subway Seishin-Yamate Line.
|No.||Station name||Japanese||Distance (km)||Transfers||Location|
|Tanigami||谷上||0.0||Shintetsu Arima Line (KB10)||Kita-ku, Kobe|
|Shin-Kobe||新神戸||7.5||San'yō Shinkansen||Chūō-ku, Kobe|
|Through services to/from Kobe Municipal Subway Seishin-Yamate Line|
The Hokushin Line opened on 2 April 1988, including the 7,179m Hokushin Tunnel.
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