Keisei Chiba Line

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Keisei Chiba Line
KS
Keisei Series N3000 EC 0002.jpg
Overview
Native name京成千葉線
TypeCommuter rail
LocaleChiba Prefecture
TerminiKeisei Tsudanuma
Chiba Chūō
Operation
Operator(s)Keisei Logo.svg Keisei Electric Railway
Technical
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification1,500 V DC overhead catenary
Keisei Chiba Line
0.0 Keisei Tsudanuma
Tsudanuma Depot
UpMain LineRight
2.1 Keisei Makuharihongō
4.0 Keisei Makuhari
5.3 Kemigawa
8.1 Keisei Inage
9.9 Midoridai
10.9 Nishi-Nobuto
11.7 Shin-Chiba
Sobu Main LineRight
12.3 Keisei Chiba
Keisei Chiba (old)
moved in 1958
12.9 Chiba Chūō

The Keisei Chiba Line (京成千葉線, Keisei Chiba-sen) is a railway line in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keisei Electric Railway. It branches from the Keisei Main Line at Keisei Tsudanuma Station and connects to Chiba Chūō Station. At Chiba Chūō Station, the line is connected to the Chihara Line.

Route data[edit]

  • Length: 12.9 km
  • Gauge: 1,435 mm
  • Electrification: 1,500 V DC

Stations[edit]

  • All trains are local trains that stop at all stations.
No. Station Japanese Distance (km) Transfers Location
Between
stations
Total
KS26 Keisei Tsudanuma 京成津田沼 - 0.0
Narashino City Chiba Prefecture
KS52 Keisei Makuharihongō 京成幕張本郷 2.1 2.1 JB Chūō-Sōbu Line (Makuharihongō Station: JB34) Hanamigawa Ward Chiba City
KS53 Keisei Makuhari 京成幕張 1.9 4.0 JB Chūō-Sōbu Line (Makuhari Station: JB35)
KS54 Kemigawa 検見川 1.3 5.3
KS55 Keisei Inage 京成稲毛 2.8 8.1 Inage Ward
KS56 Midoridai みどり台 1.8 9.9
KS57 Nishi-Nobuto 西登戸 1.0 10.9 Chūō Ward
KS58 Shin-Chiba 新千葉 0.8 11.7
KS59 Keisei Chiba 京成千葉 0.6 12.3
KS60 Chiba-Chūō 千葉中央 0.6 12.9 KS Keisei Chihara Line (some through services)

History[edit]

The entire line opened on 17 July 1921 as an electrified, dual-track, 1,372 mm (4 ft 6 in) gauge branch line. On 10 October 1959, the line was regauged to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) in conjunction with the regauging of the Main Line.

References[edit]

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