Kintetsu Namba Line

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Namba Line
KINTETSU Osaka-Namba Station B.JPG
Native name 難波線
Type Heavy rail
Locale Osaka
Termini Osaka Uehommachi
Osaka Namba
Stations 3
Line number  A 
Opened March 15, 1970 (1970-03-15)
Operator(s) Kintetsu Railway
Line length 2.0 km (1.2 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed 80 km/h (50 mph)

The Namba Line (難波線 Nanba Sen?) is an underground railway line owned by the Kintetsu Railway in Osaka, Japan, and opened in 1970. It is an extension of the Osaka Line and the Nara Line. The line is parallel to the Osaka Municipal Subway Sennichimae Line (Namba - Tanimachi Kyuchome). Along with the commuter trains of the Nara Line and the Hanshin Namba Line, some intercity trains including the "Urban Liner" connecting Osaka and Nagoya, also run on the line.


There are three railway stations on the Namba Line:

The Limited Express trains pass Kintetsu Nippombashi Station. Other trains stop at all stations.


Osaka Namba
Hanshin Electric Railway
Hanshin Namba Line (HS 41, through service)
Osaka Municipal Subway
Midosuji Line (M20), Sennichimae Line (S16), Yotsubashi Line (Y11) (Namba Station)
Nankai Electric Railway
Nankai Main Line, Koya Line (NK01: Namba Station)
West Japan Railway Company (JR West)
Kansai Main Line (Yamatoji Line) (JR Namba Station)
Kintetsu Nippombashi
Osaka Municipal Subway
Sakaisuji Line (K17), Sennichimae Line (S17) (Nippombashi Station)
Osaka Uehommachi
Osaka Municipal Subway
Tanimachi Line (T25), Sennichimae Line (S18) (Tanimachi Kyuchome Station)