Sanyo Electric Railway Aboshi Line
|Sanyo Electric Railway Aboshi Line|
A 3000 series EMU on an Aboshi Line service at Shikama Station, May 2008
|Opened||15 October 1940|
|Owner||Sanyo Electric Railway|
|Line length||8.5 km (5.3 mi)|
|Number of tracks||Single|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Minimum radius||400 m|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC, overhead catenary|
|Operating speed||90 km/h (55 mph)|
The Sanyo Electric Railway Aboshi Line (山陽電気鉄道網干線 Sanyō Denki Tetsudō Aboshi-sen) is an 8.5 km single-track railway line in Himeji, Hyōgo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Sanyo Electric Railway. The line connects with the Sanyo Electric Railway Main Line at Shikama Station.
|SY 40||Shikama||飾磨||0.0||Sanyo Electric Railway Main Line||Himeji, Hyogo|
The first section of the line opened on 15 October 1940, from Shikama to Yumesakigawa. This was extended to Hirohata on 23 December 1940, to Dentetsu-Temma (present-day Sanyo-Temma) on 27 April 1941, and the line to Dentetsu-Aboshi (present-day Sanyo-Aboshi) was completed on 6 July 1941.
Station numbering was introduced on Sanyo Electric Railway lines from 1 April 2014, with Aboshi Line stations numbered SY51 to SY56.
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- 【山陽】6000系 網干線でも営業運転を開始 [Sanyo Electric Railway 6000 series also enter service on Aboshi Line]. RM News (in Japanese). Japan: Neklo Publishing Co., Ltd. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 18 May 2016.
- 全駅に駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced for all stations] (PDF). News release (in Japanese). Japan: Sanyo Electric Railway. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 20 May 2015.