Kanazawa Seaside Line

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Yokohama Seaside Line Symbol.svgKanazawa Seaside Line
Seaside line logo.svg
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Overview
OwnerYokohama Seaside Line Co., Ltd.
LocaleKanagawa Prefecture, Japan
TerminiShin-Sugita
Kanazawa-Hakkei
Stations14
Service
TypeAutomated guideway transit
Light metro
Rolling stock2000 series
History
OpenedJuly 5, 1989
Technical
Line length10.6 km (6.6 mi)
Electrification750 V DC third rail
Route map
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Riding along the Kanazawa Seaside Line with a vehicle going in the opposite direction, 2022

The Kanazawa Seaside Line (金沢シーサイド線, Kanazawa Shīsaido Sen) is an automated guideway transit line operated by Yokohama Seaside Line Co., Ltd. (株式会社横浜シーサイドライン, Kabushiki-gaisha Yokohama Shīsaido Rain) which operates between Shin-Sugita in Isogo Ward to Kanazawa-Hakkei in Kanazawa Ward in Yokohama. It opened on July 5, 1989.

The operator company was called Yokohama New Transit Co., Ltd. (横浜新都市交通株式会社, Yokohama Shintoshi Kōtsū Kabushiki-gaisha) until the name change on October 1, 2013.[1]

Accident[edit]

On 1 June 2019 at 20:15 (JST), a train ran in the opposite direction and collided with a bumping post, injuring about 20 passengers at Shin-Sugita Station.[2][3][4]

Station list[edit]

No. Station name Japanese Distance Transfers Location
1 Shin-Sugita 新杉田 0.0 km (0 mi) JK Negishi Line Isogo-ku, Yokohama
2 Nambu-Shijō 南部市場 1.3 km (0.81 mi) Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama
3 Torihama 鳥浜 2.2 km (1.4 mi)
4 Namiki-Kita 並木北 2.8 km (1.7 mi)
5 Namiki-Chūō 並木中央 3.5 km (2.2 mi)
6 Sachiura 幸浦 4.3 km (2.7 mi)
7 Sangyō-Shinkō-Center 産業振興センター 5.0 km (3.1 mi)
8 Fukuura 福浦 5.6 km (3.5 mi)
9 Shidai-Igakubu 市大医学部 6.3 km (3.9 mi)
10 Hakkeijima 八景島 7.5 km (4.7 mi)
11 Uminokōen-Shibaguchi 海の公園柴口 8.1 km (5.0 mi)
12 Uminokōen-Minamiguchi 海の公園南口 8.8 km (5.5 mi)
13 Nojimakōen 野島公園 9.6 km (6.0 mi)
14 Kanazawa-Hakkei 金沢八景 10.6 km (6.6 mi) KK Keikyu Main Line

KK Keikyu Zushi Line

References[edit]

  1. ^ "社名変更について" (PDF). Retrieved November 17, 2013.
  2. ^ "Train travels in wrong direction, injuring about 20 in Yokohama". Mainichi Daily News. Mainichi Shimbun. 2019-06-01. Retrieved 2019-06-01.
  3. ^ "About 20 passengers injured as automated train in Yokohama travels in wrong direction, crashes into buffer". The Japan Times. 2019-06-01. Retrieved 2019-06-01.
  4. ^ "The train on Yokohama Seaside Line travels in wrong direction at Shin-Sugita Station, The 21 passengers were injured. (Japanese:横浜シーサイドライン・新杉田駅で逆走 21人けが)". TV Asahi. 2019-06-01. Retrieved 2019-06-01.

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