Tobu Kameido Line

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Tobu Kameido Line
Tobu Skytree Line (TS) symbol.svg
Tobu8000-8577.JPG
A Kameido Line two-car 8000 series set in January 2007
Overview
Type Commuter rail
Locale Tokyo
Termini Kameido
Hikifune
Stations 5
Operation
Opened 5 April 1904
Owner Tobu Railway
Rolling stock Tobu 8000 series
Technical
Line length 3.4 km (2.1 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Minimum radius 160 m
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed 65 km/h (40 mph)
Route map
UpTobu Skytree Line
Keisei Oshiage LineRight
LeftHikifuneRightKeisei Hikifune
LeftTobu Skytree Line for Oshiage
LeftTobu Skytree Line for Asakusa
LeftKeisei Oshiage Line
Tōbu: DownKameido Line
1.4 Omurai
2.0 Higashi-Azuma
2.7 Kameido Suijin
3.4 Kameido
LeftChūō-Sōbu LineRight

The Tobu Kameido Line (東武亀戸線 Tōbu Kameido-sen?) is a railway line operated by Japanese private railway company Tobu Railway in Tokyo.[1] The line is in central Tokyo, a short 3.4 km branch off the Tobu Skytree Line at Hikifune, southbound to Kameido with connections to the JR East Chūō-Sōbu Line.

Operations[edit]

All trains are two-car 8000 series formations operating as all-stations "Local" services, with no through trains to the Skytree Line.

Stations[edit]

No. Name Japanese Distance (km) Connections Location
TS-04 Hikifune 曳舟 0.0 Tobu Skytree Line (TS) symbol.svg Tobu Skytree Line Sumida, Tokyo
TS-41 Omurai 小村井 1.4  
TS-42 Higashi-Azuma 東あずま 2.0
TS-43 Kameido Suijin 亀戸水神 2.7 Kōtō, Tokyo
TS-44 Kameido 亀戸 3.4 Chūō-Sōbu Line

History[edit]

The line opened on 5 April 1904.[1]

From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines. Tobu Kameido Line stations were numbered prefixed with the letters "TS".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (19 January 2013). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways] (in Japanese). Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 63, 220. ISBN 978-4-7770-1336-4. 
  2. ^ 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生! あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tojo Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (pdf). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2016. 

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