Miyazaki Kūkō Line

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Miyazaki Kūkō Line
Miyazaki-Airport-Sta-Platform.jpg
Trains at Miyazaki Airport Station, March 2004
Overview
Type Heavy rail
Locale Miyazaki Prefecture
Termini Tayoshi
Miyazaki Airport
Stations 2
Operation
Owner JR Kyushu
Technical
Line length 1.4 km (0.87 mi)
Number of tracks Single
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 20 kV AC, overhead catenary

The Miyazaki Kūkō Line (宮崎空港線 Miyazaki Kūkō-sen?, "Miyazaki Airport Line") is a railway line in Kyushu, Japan, operated by Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu). It connects Tayoshi Station in Miyazaki, Miyazaki with Miyazaki Airport Station. Trains continue to and from Minami-Miyazaki Station and Miyazaki Station in the city center and further on the Nippō Main Line.

History[edit]

The 1.4km line opened on 18 July 1996, 30 years after jet services to the airport commenced.

Stations[edit]

Station Japanese Distance
(km)
Transfers Location
Tayoshi 田吉 0.0 Nichinan Line Miyazaki, Miyazaki
Miyazaki Airport 宮崎空港 1.4  

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 31°52′22″N 131°26′08″E / 31.87278°N 131.43556°E / 31.87278; 131.43556