Keihan Main Line

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Keihan Main Line
Number prefix Keihan lines.png
Keihan8000-newcolor.JPG
A Keihan 8000 series limited express in revised color scheme
Overview
Native name 京阪本線
Locale Osaka Prefecture, Kyoto Prefecture
Termini Yodoyabashi
Sanjo
Operation
Opened 1910
Owner Keihan Electric Railway
Depot(s) Neyagawa, Yodo
Technical
Line length 49.3 km (30.6 mi)
Number of tracks 2 (Yodoyabashi - Temmabashi, Neyagawa - Sanjo)
4 (Temmabashi - Neyagawa)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed 110 km/h (70 mph)
Route map
Nakanoshima
Watanabebashi
Osaka Subway: Left arrowYotsubashi LineRight arrow(Higobashi)
Nakanoshima Line
Ōebashi
Osaka Subway: Left arrowMidōsuji LineRight arrow
0.0 Yodoyabashi
Naniwabashi
Osaka Subway Left arrowSakaisuji LineRight arrow
0.5 Kitahama
Left arrowHigashi Yokobori River
Up arrowKeihan Line/Nakanoshima LineRight arrowUp arrow
1.3 Temmabashi (second)1963-
Osaka Subway Left arrowTanimachi LineRight arrow
Temmabashi (first)-1963
Tosabori River
Left arrowNeya River
Kyōbashi (first)-1910
Down arrowJR Tōzai LineRight arrow
Osaka Subway Left arrowNagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi LineDown arrow
Katamachi-1969
3.0 Kyōbashi1969-
Left arrowOsaka Loop LineRight arrow
Kyōbashi (Second)-1969
Left arrowKatamachi Line (Gakkentoshi Line)
Gamoabandoned in 1932
Gamo Signal Box-1970
Osaka Subway: Left arrowNagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line
Yodogawa Freight Line
Tatsumi Signal Box
Left arrowJoto Freight LineRight arrow
4.6 Noe (second)1931-
Noe (first)-1931
Osaka Subway Left arrowImazatosuji LineDown arrow
5.3 Sekime/Sekime-SeiikuRight arrow
Hanshin Expressway Route 12 Moriguchi Line
6.2 Morishōji (second)1931-
Morishōji (first)-1931
6.8 Sembayashi
7.2 Takii
Osaka Subway Up arrowImazatosuji LineRight arrow
7.6 Doi
8.3 Moriguchishi
Moriguchi Depot and Workshop-1972
9.4 Nishisansō
Kadoma-1975
Kinki Expressway
Osaka Monorail: Main LineRight arrow
10.1 Kadoma-shi
10.8 Furukawabashi
12.0 Ōwada
12.8 Kayashima
Neyagawa Depot and Workshop
Neyagawa Signal Box
15.0 Neyagawashi
Toyonoabandoned in 1963
17.6 Korien
19.1 Kozenji
20.8 Hirakata-koen
21.8 Hirakatashi
Amano River
Left arrowKatano Line
23.5 Goten-yama
25.5 Makino
27.7 Kuzuha
Osaka/Kyoto
30.1 Hashimoto
31.8 YawatashiLeft arrowKeihan Otokoyama Cable Line
Kizu River
Keiji Bypass
Uji River
Yodo Depot
35.3 Yodo
Hanshin Expressway Route 8 Kyoto Line
Shin-Takase River
Horikawa River
Kyoto Tram Fushimi LineRight arrow
39.7 Chūshojima
Right arrowKintetsu Kyōto Line
Left arrowKeihan Uji Line
Uji River
40.6 Fushimi-Momoyama
Momoyamagoryōmae
bypass tracks removed
41.3 TambabashiLeft arrowKintetsu Tambabashi
bypass tracks removed
42.3 Sumizome
Lake Biwa Canal
Nanase River
43.3 Fujinomori
Meishin Expressway
44.1 Fukakusa/Fukakusa Depot
Left arrowNara Line
Inari/Kyōto Tram: Inari LineRight arrow
44.6 Fushimi Inari
Hanshin Expressway Route 8 Kyoto Line
Inariyama Tunnel
45.2 Tobakaidō
Kamo River
Left arrowKyōto Tram Kujō LineRight arrow
46.1 Tōfukuji
Nara LineRight arrow
Left arrowTōkaidō ShinkansenRight arrow
Left arrowTōkaidō Main Line (Biwako Line)Right arrow
Shiokōjiclosed in 1918, abandoned in 1955
47.0 Shichijō
Left arrowKyōto Tram: Shichijō LineRight arrow
Daibutsu-maeabandoned in 1913
47.7 Kiyomizu-Gojō
Hankyū Kyoto LineRight arrow
KawaramachiRight arrow
48.6 Gion-Shijō
Left arrowKyōto Tram Shijō LineRight arrow
Up arrowKeihan Line/Left arrowKeihan Keishin Line
49.2 SanjōLeft arrowKeishin-Sanjō
49.3 Sanjō
Left arrowKyoto Subway: Tōzai Line (Sanjō Keihan)Right arrow
Down arrowŌtō LineLeft arrowLake Biwa Canal
50.3 Jingū-Marutamachi
51.6 Demachiyanagi
Down arrowEizan Main Line

The Keihan Main Line (京阪本線, Keihan-honsen) is a railway line in Japan operated by Keihan Electric Railway. The line runs between Sanjō Station in Kyoto and Yodoyabashi Station in Osaka. There are through services to the Keihan Ōtō Line and the Keihan Nakanoshima Line. Trains from Kyoto to Osaka are treated as "down" trains, and from Osaka to Kyoto as "up" trains.

Train services[edit]

As of August 20, 2017, the following services are operated.[1]

Liner (ライナー, Liner) (Ln)- "down" trains only, on weekday mornings
All cars reserved seating (Starting station only)
Rapid Limited Express "Rakuraku" (快速特急"洛楽", Kaisoku Tokkyū "Rakuraku") (RLE)
Premium car is reserved seating only
Limited Express (特急, Tokkyū) (LE)
Premium car is reserved seating only
Commuter Rapid Express (通勤快急, Tsūkin Kaikyū) (CRE) - "down" trains only, on weekday mornings
Rapid Express (快速急行, Kaisoku Kyūkō) (RE)
Midnight Express (深夜急行, Shinya Kyūkō) (ME) - "up" trains only
A train departs from Yodoyabashi for Kuzuha at 0:20 a.m. and passes Moriguchishi and Hirakata-kōen.
Express (急行, Kyūkō) (Ex)
Commuter Sub-express (通勤準急, Tsūkin Junkyū) (CSbE) - "down" trains only, on weekday mornings
Trains are operated from Demachiyanagi, Kuzuha, Hirakatashi to Yodoyabashi or Nakanoshima in the morning and pass Moriguchishi.
Sub-express (準急, Junkyū) (SbE)
Semi-express (区間急行, Kukan Kyūkō) (SmE)
Local (普通, Futsū)
Trains stop at all stations.
Operation in non-rush hours per hour
Limited express: 6 round trips between Yodoyabashi and Demachiyanagi
Express: 3 round trips between Yodoyabashi and Kuzuha
Sub. express: 3 round trips between Yodoyabashi and Demachiyanagi
Local: 6 round trips between Nakanoshima and Kayashima, of which 3 extend to Demachiyanagi

Stations[edit]

  • S: Trains stop.
  • s: limited stop
  • |, ↑, ↓: Trains pass.
  • ↑, ↓: Only one direction.
  • (M): Stations using melodies composed by musician Minoru Mukaiya in train departure announcements.
  • For train abbreviations, see above.
Line name Station number Station SmE SbE CSbE Ex ME RE CRE LE RLE Ln Transfers Location
Through section from Temmabashi:
L, SmE, SbE, CSbE, RE, CRE: to Nakanoshima on the Nakanoshima Line
Keihan Main Line KH01 Yodoyabashi (M) S S S S S S S S S OsakaMetro logo.png 1M.png Osaka Metro Midosuji Line Chūō-ku, Osaka Osaka Prefecture
KH02 Kitahama S S S S S S S S S OsakaMetro logo.png 6K.png Osaka Metro Sakaisuji Line
KH03 Temmabashi (M) S S S S S S S S S S
KH04 Kyōbashi (M) S S S S S S S S S S Miyakojima-ku, Osaka
KH05 Noe | | | | | | Jōtō-ku, Osaka
KH06 Sekime | | | | | | OsakaMetro logo.png 8i.png Osaka Metro Imazatosuji Line (Sekime-Seiiku)
KH07 Morishōji | | | | | | Asahi-ku, Osaka
KH08 Sembayashi | | | | | |
KH09 Takii | | | | | | Moriguchi
KH10 Doi | | | | | |
KH11 Moriguchi-shi (M) S S S S | |
KH12 Nishisansō S | | | | | Kadoma
KH13 Kadoma-shi S | | | | | Osaka Monorail Main Line
KH14 Furukawabashi S | | | | |
KH15 Ōwada S | | | | |
KH16 Kayashima (M) S S S | | | | Neyagawa
KH17 Neyagawashi S S S S S S S | |
KH18 Kōrien (M) S S S S S S S | |
KH19 Kōzenji S S S | | | | Hirakata
KH20 Hirakata-kōen S S S S | | |
KH21 Hirakatashi (M) S S S S S S S S | Keihan Katano Line
KH22 Gotenyama S S S | | | |
KH23 Makino S S S | | | |
KH24 Kuzuha (M) S S S S S S S S | S
KH25 Hashimoto S S | | | | Yawata Kyoto Prefecture
KH26 Yawatashi (M) S S S | | |
KH27 Yodo (Kyoto Racecourse) (M) S S s | s | Fushimi-ku, Kyoto
KH28 Chūshojima (M) S S S S S S | Keihan Uji Line
KH29 Fushimi-Momoyama S S | | | |
KH30 Tambabashi (M) S S S S S S | Kintetsu Kyoto Line (Kintetsu-Tambabashi)
KH31 Sumizome S S | | | |
KH32 Fujinomori S S | | | |
KH33 Fukakusa (M) S S | | | |
KH34 Fushimi-Inari S S S | | |
KH35 Toba-kaidō S S | | | | Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto
KH36 Tōfukuji S S | | | | West Japan Railway Company  D  JR West Nara Line
KH37 Shichijō S S S S S S S
KH38 Template:STN S S S | | |
KH39 Template:STN S S S S S S S Hankyu Kyoto Main Line (Template:STN)
KH40 Sanjō (M) S S S S S S S Template:Rint Template:Rint Kyoto Municipal Subway Tozai Line (Template:STN)
Ōtō Line
KH41 Template:STN S S S | | | Sakyō-ku, Kyoto
KH42 Template:STN (M) S S S S S S S Template:Plainlist

Rolling stock[edit]

History[edit]

The Temmabashi to Kiyomizu-Gojo section opened as dual track, electrified at 1,500 V DC, in 1910, and was extended to Sanjo in 1915. The Temmabashi to Yodoyabashi section opened in 1963.Template:Citation needed

See also[edit]

References[edit]

This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia. Template:Reflist