Shigi Line

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Shigi Line
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Kintetsu Shigi Line Scenary.jpg
A Shigi Line train between Kawachi-Yamamoto and Hattorigawa in May 2007
Overview
Native name 信貴線
Type Commuter rail
System Kintetsu Railway
Locale Yao, Osaka, Japan
Termini Kawachi-Yamamoto Station
Shigisanguchi Station
Stations 3
Operation
Opened December 15, 1930 (1930-12-15)
Owner Kintetsu Railway
Technical
Track length 2.8 km (1.7 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Minimum radius 161 m
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed 65 km/h (40 mph)
Route map
Osaka Line
0.0 J12 Kawachi-Yamamoto
Osaka Line
2.0 J13 Hattorigawa
2.8 J14 Shigisanguchi
Nishi-Shigi Cable Line

The Shigi Line (信貴線?, Shigi-sen) is a railway line in Japan operated by the private railway operator Kintetsu Railway. The line connects Kawachi-Yamamoto Station and Shigisanguchi Station. The entire line is located in the city of Yao, and is 2.8 km long. At Kawachi-Yamamoto, the line connects to the Osaka Line, and at Shigisanguchi, to the Nishi-Shigi Cable Line.[1] The line opened in 1930, and has a ruling gradient of 40.0‰.[2]

Stations[edit]

No. Station Japanese Distance
(km)
Transfers Location
J12 Kawachi-Yamamoto 河内山本 0.0 Osaka Line (D12) Yao, Osaka
J13 Hattorigawa 服部川 2.0
J14 Shigisanguchi 信貴山口 2.8 Nishi-Shigi Cable Line (Z14)

History[edit]

The line opened on 15 December 1930.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Map of Shigi Line
  2. ^ a b 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. 126, 267. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4.