Kotoden Nagao Line

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Kotoden Nagao Line
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Kotoden Nagao Line EMU, January 2006
Overview
Locale Kagawa Prefecture
Termini Kawaramachi
Nagao
Stations 16
Operation
Opened 30 April 1912
Owner Takamatsu-Kotohira Electric Railroad
Technical
Line length 14.6 km (9.1 mi)[1]
Number of tracks Single
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Minimum radius 109 m
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed 65 km/h (40 mph)[1]
(video) Time-lapse from Mizuta Station to Nagao Station.

The Kotoden Nagao line (琴電長尾線?, Kotoden Nagao-sen) is a Japanese railway line in Kagawa Prefecture, which connects Kawaramachi Station in Takamatsu with Nagao Station in Sanuki. It is owned and operated by the Takamatsu-Kotohira Electric Railroad. The line color is green.

Station list[edit]

All stations are located in Kagawa Prefecture. Station number "N00" is used for Takamatsu-Chikkō Station, and "N01" is for Kataharamachi Station on the Kotohira Line.

No. Name Japanese Distance (km) Connections Location
between stations from Kawaramachi
N02 Kawaramachi 瓦町 - 0.0 Kotoden Kotohira Line (K02)
Kotoden Shido Line (S00)
Takamatsu
N03 Hanazono 花園 0.9 0.9  
N04 Hayashimichi 林道 1.8 2.7  
N05 Kita-Higashiguchi 木太東口 0.7 3.4  
N06 Motoyama 元山 1.1 4.5  
N07 Mizuta 水田 1.3 5.8  
N08 Nishi-Maeda 西前田 1.4 7.2  
N09 Takata 高田 1.1 8.3  
N10 Ikenobe 池戸 1.3 9.6   Miki Kita District
N11 Nōgakubumae 農学部前 0.8 10.4  
N12 Hiragi 平木 0.5 10.9  
N13 Gakuendōri 学園通り 0.6 11.5  
N14 Shirayama 白山 1.3 12.8  
N15 Ido 井戸 0.5 13.3  
N16 Kumommyō 公文明 0.6 13.9  
N17 Nagao 長尾 0.7 14.6   Sanuki

History[edit]

Nagao Station on the Kotoden Nagao Line

The line first opened as the Takamatsu Electric Tramway (高松電気軌道?, Takamatsu Denki Kidō) on 30 April 1912 between Dehare (出晴?) (close to the present Kawaramachi Station) and Nagao. The line was originally 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) gauge and electrified at 600 V DC, but it was regauged to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) in June 1945, and the overhead line voltage was raised to 1,500 V from December 1976.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 156. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.