Seinō Railway

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Seinō Railway
Seino DE10501.jpg
Seino Railway DE10 501, January 2009
Overview
LocaleŌgaki, Gifu, Japan
Dates of operation1927 (1927)–2013 (2013)
Technical
Length3km
Otomezaka Station
Hirui Station, virtually abandoned

The Seinō Railway (西濃鉄道, Seinō Tetsudō) is a freight only railway company in Ōgaki, Gifu, Japan. The company was founded in 1927. Its line mainly transports limestone. The company is not related to Seinō Transportation (西濃運輸), a transportation company with similar name, also based in Ōgaki. The company was reported as being dissolved in 2013.

History[edit]

The 3km line from Mino-Akasaka to Ichihashi opened in 1928, and a passenger service operated from 1930 to 1945.

Lines[edit]

3 freight trains every day on the Ichihashi Line (市橋線). Hirui Line no longer in service.

Ichihashi Line (市橋線)

    • Otomezaka — Ichihashi: 1.3 km / 0.8 mi.
  • Hirui Line (昼飯線)
    • Mino-Akasaka — Hirui: 1.9 km / 1.2 mi.

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References[edit]

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

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