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Keisei Chiba Line

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Keisei Chiba Line

The Keisei Chiba Line (京成千葉線 Keisei Chiba-sen) is a railway line in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Keisei Electric Railway. It branches from the Keisei Main Line at Keisei Tsudanuma Station and connects to Chiba Chūō Station. At Chiba Chūō Station, the line is connected to the Chihara Line.

Route data

  • Length: 12.9 km
  • Gauge: 1,435 mm
  • Electrification: 1,500 V DC


No. Station Japanese Distance (km) Transfers Location
KS26 Keisei-Tsudanuma 京成津田沼 - 0.0 Keisei Main Line
Shin-Keisei Line
KS52 Keisei-Makuhari-Hongō 京成幕張本郷 2.1 2.1 Chūō-Sōbu Line
(Makuhari-Hongō Station)
Hanamigawa Chiba
KS53 Keisei-Makuhari 京成幕張 1.9 4.0 Chūō-Sōbu Line
(Makuhari Station)
KS54 Kemigawa 検見川 1.3 5.3
KS55 Keisei-Inage 京成稲毛 2.8 8.1 Inage
KS56 Midoridai みどり台 1.8 9.9
KS57 Nishi-Nobuto 西登戸 1.0 10.9 Chūō
KS58 Shin-Chiba 新千葉 0.8 11.7
KS59 Keisei-Chiba 京成千葉 0.6 12.3 JR Lines
Chiba Urban Monorail
KS60 Chiba-Chūō 千葉中央 0.6 12.9 Keisei Chihara Line


The entire line opened on 17 July 1921 as an electrified, dual-track, 1,372 mm (4 ft 6 in) gauge branch line. On 10 October 1959, the line was regauged to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) in conjunction with the regauging of the Main Line.


This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese WorldHeritage.

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