Meitetsu Airport Line

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Meitetsu Airport Line
Meitetsu 2000 series 012.JPG
A Meitetsu 2000 series EMU on the Meitetsu Airport Line
Native name 名鉄空港線
Locale Tokoname
Termini Tokoname
Central Japan International Airport
Stations 3
Daily ridership 8,695[1] (FY2008)
Website Meitetsu's page for this line
Opened 29 January 2005 (2005-01-29)[2]
Owner Meitetsu
Line length 4.2 km (2.61 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification Overhead catenary 1,500 V DC
Operating speed 120 km/h (75 mph)

The Meitetsu Airport Line (名鉄空港線 Meitetsu Kūkō-sen?) is a railway line in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu), connecting Tokoname Station and Central Japan International Airport Station in Tokoname. The line opened, dual track and electrified, on 29 January 2005, and features a 1,076 m bridge over Ise Bay to the artificial island where the airport is situated. The line is operated as an extension of the Meitetsu Tokoname Line.


L: Local (普通 futsū?)
S: Semi Express (準急 junkyū?)
E: Express (急行 kyūkō?)
R: Rapid Express (快速急行 kaisoku kyūkō?)
L: Limited Express (特急 tokkyū?)
MU: μSKY Limited Express (ミュースカイ myū sukai?)

All trains stop at stations marked "●" and pass stations marked "|". Some trains stop at "▲".

Name Japanese Distance (km) L S E R L MU Transfers Location
Tokoname 常滑 0.0 Meitetsu Tokoname Line Tokoname, Aichi
Rinkū Tokoname りんくう常滑 1.6 | | |
Central Japan International Airport 中部国際空港 4.2

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

  1. ^ 各鉄軌道会社のご案内 (Report). Japan Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  2. ^ 曽根, 悟 (September 2010), 週刊朝日百科, 週刊歴史でめぐる鉄道全路線 (in Japanese) (Japan: Asahi Shimbun Publications, Inc.) (9): 3, ISBN 978-4-02-340139-6  Missing or empty |title= (help)

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