Keiō Keibajō Line

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Keiō Keibajō line
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Overview
TypeCommuter rail
LocaleFuchū, Tokyo
TerminiHigashi-Fuchū
Fuchū-Keiba-Seimon-mae
Stations2
Operation
Opened1955
OwnerKeio Corporation
Depot(s)None
Technical
Line length0.9 km
Track gauge1,372 mm (4 ft 6 in) Scotch Gauge
Minimum radius200 m
Electrification1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed70 km/h (45 mph)[1]

The Keiō Keibajō line (京王競馬場線, Keiō Keibajō-sen) is a railway line in Fuchū, Tokyo, Japan, owned and operated by the private railway operator Keio Corporation. It connects Higashi-Fuchū on the Keiō Line and Fuchū-Keiba-Seimon-mae, and services the Tokyo Racecourse as well as the surrounding suburbs.

Stations[edit]

Name Distance (km) Transfers Location
From Higashi-Fuchū From Shinjuku
Higashi-Fuchū 東府中 0.0 20.4 Keiō Line Fuchū, Tokyo
Fuchū-Keiba-Seimon-mae 府中競馬正門前 0.9 21.3

History[edit]

The line opened on 29 April 1955 as dual track electrified at 600 VDC.[1] The voltage was increased to 1500 VDC in 1963.

References[edit]

This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 205. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.