Railway electrification in Japan

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This is a list of Railway Electrification Systems in Japan: Overhead line power supply, unless otherwise noted.

1500 V DC[edit]

Name Voltage Gauge Notes
Agatsuma Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Aichi Loop Railway Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Aichi Rapid Transit 1500 V DC HSST-Maglev third rail
Aizu Railway Aizu Line (Aizu-TajimaAizukōgen-Ozeguchi) 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Akabane Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Akō Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Alpico Kōtsū Kamikōchi Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Bantan Line (Himeji - Teramae) 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Chōshi Electric Railway Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Chiba Urban Monorail 1500 V DC Suspended monorail Third rail, Side contact.
Chichibu Railway Chichibu Main Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Chichibu Railway Mikajiri Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Chikuhi Line (Meinohama - Karatsu) 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Chūō Main Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm a part of this line (between Iidamachi and Nakano) is first electric heavy rail in Japan (Initially 600 V DC)
Chūō-Sōbu Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm Officially part of Chūō Main Line and Sōbu Main Line
Dosan Line (Tadotsu - Kotohira) 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Echigo Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Fujikyuko Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Fukuchiyama Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Fukuen Line (Fukuyama - Fuchū) 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Fukuoka Municipal Subway Hakozaki Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Fukuoka Municipal Subway Kūkō Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  
Fukuoka Municipal Subway Nanakuma Line 1500 V DC 1435 mm Linear motors
Fukushima Kōtsū Iizaka Line 1500 V DC 1067 mm  

750 V DC[edit]


Name Voltage Gauge Notes
Enshū Railway Line 750 V DC 1067 mm  
Osaka Municipal Subway Chūō Line 750 V DC 1435 mm Third rail
Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line 750 V DC 1435 mm Third rail
Osaka Municipal Subway Sennichimae Line 750 V DC 1435 mm Third rail
Osaka Municipal Subway Tanimachi Line 750 V DC 1435 mm Third rail
Osaka Municipal Subway Yotsubashi Line 750 V DC 1435 mm Third rail
Hiroshima Rapid Transit Astram Line 750 V DC People mover Third rail, Side contact
Iyo Railway Yokogawara Line 750 V DC 1067 mm  
Iyo Railway Gunchū Line 750 V DC 1067 mm  
Kintetsu Keihanna Line 750 V DC 1435 mm Third rail
Kintetsu Hachiōji Line 750 V DC 762 mm Third rail
Kintetsu Utsube Line 750 V DC 762 mm  
Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway 750 V DC 1435 mm Third rail
Sapporo Municipal Subway Namboku Line 750 V DC Rubber-tyred metro third rail
Sangi Railway Hokusei Line 750 V DC 762 mm  
Seibu Yamaguchi Line 750 V DC People mover Third rail
Tokyo Monorail 750 V DC Straddle–beam monorail Side contact
Yamaman Yūkarigaoka Line 750 V DC People mover Under-floor contact
Yokohama Municipal Subway Blue Line 750 V DC 1435 mm Third rail
Yokohama Seaside Line Kanazawa Seaside Line 750 V DC People mover Third rail

600 V DC[edit]

25 kV AC[edit]

20 kV AC[edit]

600 V AC[edit]