Meitetsu Chita New Line
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|Meitetsu Chita New Line|
A 6800 series EMU at Chita Okuda Station
|Other name(s)||Chita Line|
|Opened||June 5, 1980|
|Line length||13.9 km (8.64 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC|
|Operating speed||100 km/h (60 mph)|
The Meitetsu Chita New Line (名鉄知多新線 Meitetsu Chita-shin-sen?) or Chita Line is a Japanese railway line connecting Taketoyo with Minamichita within Aichi Prefecture. It is owned and operated by the private railway operator Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu). The line features seven tunnels and a maximum grade of 3.4% (approximately 1 in 29).
|Station||Japanese||Between (km)||Distance (km)||Local||Express||Rapid Express||Limited Express||Transfers||Location|
|Fuki||富貴||-||0.0||●||●||●||●||Meitetsu Kōwa Line||Taketoyo,
The Fuki to Kaminoma section opened in 1974, and the line was extended to Chita-Okuda the following year, Noma in 1976, and Utsumi in 1980. Currently single track, the formation and tunnels are built to accommodate future double-tracking of the line.
This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia.