Keikyū Zushi Line

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Keikyu Zushi Line
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Overview
Native name京急逗子線
TypeCommuter rail
LocaleKanagawa Prefecture
TerminiKanazawa-hakkei
Shinzushi
Stations4
Operation
OpenedApril 1930
OwnerKeikyu
Depot(s)None
Technical
Line length5.9 km (3.7 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed100 km/h (60 mph)

The Keikyu Zushi Line (京急逗子線, Keikyū Zushi-sen) is a 5.9 km (3.7 mi) commuter railway line in Japan owned and operated by the private railway operator Keikyu. It connects Kanazawa-hakkei in Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama with Shinzushi in Zushi, all in Kanagawa Prefecture.

Service outline[edit]

Three service types operate on the Keikyu Zushi Line, as shown below. All services stop at all stations between Kanazawa-hakkei and Shinzushi.[1]

  •      Local (普通, Futsū)
In the early morning and late night, all-stations local trains shuttle between Kanazawa-hakkei and Shinzushi. Other local trains run through to/from the Keikyu Main Line.
  •      Airport Express (エアポート急行)
Since 16 May 2010, Airport Express services run to/from Haneda Airport via the Keikyu Airport Line.
  •      Limited Express (特急)
There are only six limited express trains a day. Up trains go via the Keikyu Main Line, and all down trains start from Kanazawa-bunko on the Keikyu Main Line, next to Kanazawa-hakkei Station.

Stations[edit]

No. Name Japanese Distance (km) Transfers Location
KK50 Kanazawa-hakkei 金沢八景 0.0 KK Keikyu Main Line
Kanazawa Seaside Line
Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama
KK51 Mutsuura 六浦 1.3
KK52 Jimmuji 神武寺 4.1 Zushi
KK53 Shinzushi 新逗子 5.9 JO Yokosuka Line (Zushi Station)

History[edit]

The line was opened in April 1930 by the Shonan Electric Railway (湘南電気鉄道).[1] Jimmuji Station opened on 1 April 1931.[2]

Station numbering was introduced from 21 October 2010.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 首都圏鉄道完全ガイド 主要私鉄編 [Tokyo Area Complete Railway Guide - Major Private Lines] (in Japanese). Japan: Futabasha. 22 July 2013. pp. 112–117. ISBN 978-4-575-45387-4.
  2. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. pp. 232–233. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.

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