Seibu Haijima Line
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|Seibu Haijima Line|
Haijima Rapid Service train at Higashi-Yamatoshi Station
|Line length||14.3 km (8.9 mi)|
|Number of tracks||2 (Single-tracked: from Tamagawa-Jōsui to Musashi-Sunagawa, from Seibu-Tachikawa to Haijima)|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC, overhead catenary|
|Operating speed||110 km/h (70 mph)|
The Seibu Haijima Line (西武拝島線 Seibu Haijima-sen?) is a railway line in Tokyo, Japan, operated by Seibu Railway. It acts as a branch line of the Seibu Shinjuku Line, with direct trains to Seibu-Shinjuku Station in Tokyo.
- S: stop
- |: pass
|Station||Distance between stations (km)||Distance (km)||Local||Semi Express||Express||Transfers||Location|
|Kodaira||-||0.0||22.6||S||S||S||Seibu Shinjuku Line (Direct service to Seibu
|Hagiyama||1.1||1.1||23.7||S||S||S||Seibu Tamako Line
(Limited direct service from Seibu-Yūenchi to Seibu-Shinjuku)
|Ogawa||1.6||2.7||25.3||S||S||S||Seibu Kokubunji Line||Kodaira|
|Tamagawa-Jōsui||1.5||7.2||29.8||S||S||S||Tama Toshi Monorail Line||Tachikawa|
|Haijima||2.7||14.3||36.9||S||S||S||Ōme Line, Itsukaichi Line, Hachiko Line||Akishima|
- Seibu 101 series
- Seibu 2000 series
- Seibu 3000 series
- Seibu 6000 series
- Seibu 20000 series
- Seibu 30000 series
- 2 November 1928: Opened as Tamako Railway from Hagiyama to Hon-Kodaira (near Kodaira).
- 15 August 1932: Electrified at 600 V DC from Hagiyama to Hon-Kodaira.
- 12 March 1940: Tamako Railway merged with Musashino Railway (present-day Seibu Railway).
- 15 November 1949: Hon-Kodaira Station closed.
- 15 May 1950: Jōsui Line opened from Ogawa to Tamagawa-Jōsui. Omebashi and Tamagawa-Jōsui stations opened.
- 12 October 1954: Electrified at 1,500 V DC from Ogawa to Tamagawa-Jōsui.
- 18 March 1955: Electrification raised to 1,500 V DC between Kodaira and Hagiyama.
- 1 September 1962: Josui Line opened from Hagiyama to Ogawa. Renamed Jōsui Line from Kodaira to Hagiyama.
- 7 November 1967: Double-tracked from Kodaira to Hagiyama.
- 15 May 1968: Haijima Line opened from Tamagawa-Jōsui to Haijima, Seibu-Tachikawa station opened. Jōsui Line renamed Haijima Line.
- 25 March 1979: Omebashi Station renamed Higashi-Yamatoshi Station.
- 7 December 1979: Double-tracked from Hagiyama to Ogawa.
- 12 December 1983: Musashi-Sunagawa Station opened.
- 1 December 1983: Double-tracked from Musashi-Sunagawa to Seibu-Tachikawa.
- 5 March 1987: Nishi-Ogawa passing loop opened. Double-tracked from Nishi-Ogawa to Higashi-Yamatoshi.
- 2 November 1988: Double-tracked from Higashi-Yamatoshi to Tamagawa-Jōsui.
- 29 March 1991: Double-tracked from Ogawa to Nishi-Ogawa, Nishi-Ogawa passing loop abolished.
- 14 June 2008: Haijima Rapid service started. The service stopped at: Kodaira, Tamagawa-Jōsui, Musashi-Sunagawa, Seibu-Tachikawa and Haijima stations.
- 30 June 2012: Haijima Rapid service abolished.
- Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. pp. 58–59. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
- 進化した”スマイルトレイン” 西武鉄道、新型車両「40000系」デビューへ [New Seibu 40000 series "advanced Smile train" rolling stock to debut] (in Japanese). Japan: Tetsudo Shimbun. 24 August 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
- "2012 年 6 月 30 日（土） ダイヤ改正を実施します" [30 June 2012 (Sat), a change in timetable will be implemented] (pdf). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 21 May 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2014.
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