Keikyū Zushi Line

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Keikyu Zushi Line
Native name 京急逗子線
Type Commuter rail
Locale Kanagawa Prefecture
Termini Kanazawa-hakkei
Stations 4
Opened April 1930
Owner Keikyu
Depot(s) None
Line length 5.9 km (3.7 mi)
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed 100 km/h (60 mph)

The Keikyu Zushi Line (京急逗子線, Keikyū Zushi-sen) is a 5.9 km 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.


No. Name Japanese Distance (km) Transfers Location
KK50 Kanazawa-hakkei 金沢八景 0.0 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 Yokosuka Line (Zushi Station)


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] In 1941, the company merged with the Keihin Railway, which double-tracked the line by 1958.[citation needed]

Station numbering was introduced from 21 October 2010.


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

  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. p. 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. p. 232-233. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 

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