|Tosa Kuroshio Railway Nakamura Line|
A Tosa Kuroshio Railway DMU at Kubokawa Station, September 2007
|Opened||18 December 1963|
|Owner||Tosa Kuroshio Railway|
|Line length||43.0 km (26.7 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Minimum radius||250 m|
|Operating speed||110 km/h (70 mph)|
The Tosa Kuroshio Railway Nakamura Line (土佐くろしお鉄道中村線 Tosa Kuroshio Tetsudō Nakamura-sen?) is a 43.0 km Japanese railway line operated by the third-sector railway operator Tosa Kuroshio Railway. It connects Kubokawa Station in the town of Shimanto with Nakamura Station in the city of Shimanto in Kōchi Prefecture.
|TK26||Kubokawa||窪川||0.0||Dosan Line (K26)||Shimanto, Takaoka||Kōchi|
|TK40||Nakamura||中村||43.0||Tosa Kuroshio Railway Sukumo Line (TK40)|
The first section of the line, from Kobokawa to Tosa-Saga was opened by Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 18 December 1963, and operated using diesel trains, functioning as an extension of the Dosan Line. The section from Tosa-Saga to Nakamura opened on 1 October 1970.
Freight operations ceased in 1984, and from 1 April 1988, operation of the line was transferred to the Tosa Kuroshio Railway. With the opening of the Tosa Kuroshio Railway Sukumo Line in October 1997, the maximum line speed was raised from 85 km/h to 110 km/h.