Meitetsu Chikkō Line
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|Meitetsu Chikkō Line|
A Meitetsu 5000 series EMU passing Meiden Chikkō freight yard
|Opened||January 15, 1924|
|Line length||1.5 km (0.9 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Minimum radius||160 m|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC|
|Operating speed||60 km/h (37 mph)|
The Meitetsu Chikkō Line (名鉄築港線 Meitetsu Chikkō-sen?) is a 1.5 km Japanese railway line in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, owned and operated by the private railway operator Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu). At Meiden Chikkō, between the line's two stations, there is a connection to the freight-only Nagoya Rinkai Railway Tōchiku line.
|TA03||Ōe||大江||0.0||Meitetsu Tokoname Line||Minami-ku, Nagoya|
The line was opened in 1924 by the Aichi Electric Railway, electrified at 1,500 V DC, to service the Nagoya Port. The company merged with Meitetsu in 1935. The line was double-tracked in 1939, but after being damaged by Typhoon Vera in 1959, the line was repaired as a single track.
This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia.