Seibu Toshima Line

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Seibu Toshima Line
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Seibu 3000 series EMU on the Toshima Line, December 2011
Overview
LocaleNerima, Tokyo
TerminiNerima
Toshimaen
Stations2
Operation
Opened15 October 1927
OwnerSeibu Railway
Technical
Line length1.0 km (0.6 mi)
Number of tracks1
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed60 km/h (35 mph)

Seibu Toshima Line (西武豊島線, Seibu Toshima-sen) is a commuter railway line in Tokyo, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Seibu Railway. The line connects Nerima Station and Toshimaen Station, both in Nerima, Tokyo. It runs parallel to the Toei Oedo Line.

Stations[edit]

No. Name Japanese Distance (km) Transfers Location
SI06 Nerima 練馬 0.0 Seibu Ikebukuro Line, Oedo Line Nerima, Tokyo
SI39 Toshimaen 豊島園 1.0 Oedo Line

History[edit]

The line opened on 15 October 1927, between Nerima Station and Toshima Station (present-day Toshimaen Station.[1]

Station numbering was introduced on all Seibu Railway lines during fiscal 2012, with Seibu Toshima Line stations numbered prefixed with the letters "SI" (part of the Seibu Ikebukuro group of lines).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 200. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
  2. ^ 西武線全駅で駅ナンバリングを導入します [Station numbering to be introduced at all Seibu stations] (PDF). News Release (in Japanese). Japan: Seibu Railway. 23 February 2012. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 27 March 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)