Sendai Subway

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Sendai Subway
Sendai City Subway Logo.png
Overview
Native name仙台市地下鉄
Sendai-shi Chikatetsu
LocaleSendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
Transit typeRapid transit
Number of lines2
Number of stations30
Operation
Began operation1987
Operator(s)Sendai City Transportation Bureau
Technical
System length28.7 km (17.8 mi)
Track gauge
1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) (Namboku Line)

1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) (Tozai Line)

System map
Sendai Subway network
Sendai Subway
N01
Izumi-Chūō
N02
Yaotome
N03
Kuromatsu
Izumi-ku
Aoba-ku
ward
boundary
N04
Asahigaoka
N05
Dainohara
N06
Kita-Sendai
N07
Kita-Yobanchō
N08
Kōtōdai-Kōen
N09
Hirose-dōri
N10
T07
Sendai
Aoba-dori Ichibancho
T06
T08
Miyagino-dori
Omachi Nishi-koen
T05
T09
Rembo
International Center
T04
T10
Yakushido
Kawauchi
T03
T11
Oroshimachi
Aobayama
T02
T12
Rokuchonome
Yagiyama
Zoological Park
T01
T13
Arai
N11
Itsutsubashi
Aoba-ku
Wakabayashi-ku
ward
boundary
N12
Atagobashi
N13
Kawaramachi
N15
Nagamachi-Itchōme
N15
Nagamachi
N16
Nagamachi-Minami
N17
Tomizawa
Namboku Line
Tōzai Line

The Sendai Subway (仙台市地下鉄, Sendai-shi Chikatetsu) is a rapid transit system in Sendai, Japan. It is operated by the Sendai City Transportation Bureau. The subway consists of two lines, the north-south Namboku Line, which opened in July 1987, and the east-west Tozai Line, which opened in December 2015.[1]

The subway was damaged in the 11 March 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami and shut down. It reopened on 29 April 2011.[2]

Lines[edit]

Symbol Name Opened Completed Length Stations
N Namboku Line July 1987 July 1992 14.8 km (9.2 mi) 17
T Tozai Line 6 December 2015 6 December 2015 13.9 km (8.6 mi) 13

Rolling stock[edit]

Network Map[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "New subway line opens in disaster-hit Sendai".
  2. ^ "Sendai subway to fully resume operation April 29, earlier than planned". Kyodo News. 6 April 2011.

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