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Hokushin Kyuko Electric Railway

Hokushin Kyuko Railway Co., Ltd. (北神急行電鉄株式会社 Hokushin Kyūkō Dentetsu Kabushiki-gaisha?) is a private railway company in Kobe, Japan. Its headquarters are in Kita-ku, Kobe. Investors in the company include Hankyu Railway and Kobe Electric Railway, and it is a subsidiary of Hankyu Hanshin Holdings.


The Hokushin Line is Hokushin Kyuko's only passenger line. The 7.5-kilometre (4.7 mi) line is owned by Kobe Rapid Transit Railway and has two stations, Tanigami in Kita-ku and Shin-Kobe in Chuo-ku. Hokushin Line trains continue on Kobe Municipal Subway Seishin-Yamate Line.


Station Connections Location
Hokushin Line
S01 Tanigami 谷上 Shintetsu: Arima Line Kita-ku, Kobe
S02 Shin-Kobe 新神戸 JR West: Sanyo Shinkansen Chuo-ku, Kobe
Continuing service on the Kobe Municipal Subway Seishin-Yamate Line

External links

  • Hokushin Kyūkō Railway Co., Ltd. (Japanese)

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