Tobu Daishi Line
|Tobu Daishi Line|
An 8000 series train on the Daishi Line, May 2011
|Opened||20 December 1931|
|Rolling stock||Tobu 8000 series|
|Line length||1.0 km (0.62 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC, overhead catenary|
The Tobu Daishi Line (東武大師線 Tōbu Daishi-sen?) is a 1.0 km railway line in Adachi, Tokyo, Japan, owned and operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway. It connects Nishiarai Station to Daishimae Station.
This line forms part of the proposed Tobu Nishi-Ita Line (東武西板線?) which was never completed. The Tobu Nishi-Ita line was intended to link the Tobu Skytree Line and Tobu Tojo Line to allow efficient transfer of rolling stock, and improve the service for residents along the line.
|Nishiarai||西新井||0.0||Tobu Skytree Line||Adachi, Tokyo|
The line opened on December 20, 1931, as the Tobu Nishi-Ita Line from Nishiarai to Daishimae, with a total distance of 1.1 km. Operation was suspended from May 20, 1945. Operations resumed from May 21, 1947, with the line renamed Tōbu Daishi Line.
On December 1, 1968, Daishimae station was relocated due to road extension, shortening the line by 100 m. On July 26, 1991, the track was elevated.
Wanman driver-only operation started on March 19, 2003.
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