Tōkyū Ikegami Line
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|Tokyu Ikegami Line|
A Tokyu Ikegami Line 1000 series EMU in August 2004
|Line length||10.8 km (6.7 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC overhead catenary|
The Tokyu Ikegami Line (東急池上線 Tōkyū Ikegami-sen) is a railway line operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation. It runs through Tokyo, extending from Gotanda Station in Shinagawa to Kamata Station in Ōta.
All trains stop at all stations.
|No.||Station name||Distance (km)||Transfers||Location (ward)|
|Hatanodai||3.1||Tokyu Oimachi Line|
Rolling stock used
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The line first opened on 6 October 1922 as a 1.8 km line between Kamata and Ikegami. On 4 May 1923, this was extended 3.7 km from Ikegami to Yukigaya.
- 1926-08-06: Keidai Ground-mae Station opens (now Chidorichō Station).
- 1927-08-19: Chōfu-Ōtsuka Station opens between Yukigaya and Ontakesan.
- 1927-08-28: Section opens between Yukigaya and Kirigaya (now closed), located between Ōsaki-Hirokoji and Togoshi-Ginza (4.7 km).
- 1927-10-09: Line opens between Kirigaya and Ōsaki-Hirokoji (0.6 km).
- 1928-04-13: Ishikawa Station renamed Ishikawadai, and Suehiro Station renamed Higashi-Chōfu (now Kugahara).
- 1928-06-17: Line opens between Ōsaki-Hirokoji and Gotanda (0.3 km), completing line.
- 1933-06-01: Chōfu-Ōtsuka Station combined with Yukigaya Station and renamed Yukigaya-Ōtsuka; Ontakesan-mae Station renamed Ontakesan.
- 1936-01-01: Higashi-Chōfu Station renamed Kugahara; Keidai Ground-mae Station renamed Chidorichō.
- 1951-05-01: Hatagaoka Station moved to Hatanodai Station on Ōimachi Line.
- 1953-08-12: Kirigaya Station closes.
The line voltage was raised from 600 V to 1,500 V DC from 10 August 1957.
The 3000 series trains were withdrawn on 18 March 1989.
On 19 March 1989, Ebara-Nakanobu Station was moved underground.
From 16 March 1998, wanman driver-only operation commenced on the line.
This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia.