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Keiō Keibajō Line

 

Keiō Keibajō Line

Keiō Keibajō line
Overview
Type Commuter rail
Locale Fuchū, Tokyo
Termini Higashi-Fuchū
Fuchū-Keiba-Seimon-mae
Stations 2
Operation
Opening 1955
Owner Keio Corporation
Depot(s) None
Technical
Line length 0.9 km
Track gauge 1,372 mm (4 ft 6 in)
Minimum radius 200 m
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead catenary
Operating speed 70 km/h (45 mph)[1]

The Keiō Keibajō line (京王競馬場線 Keiō Keibajō-sen) is a railway line in Fuchū, Tokyo, Japan, owned and operated by the private railway operator Keio Corporation. It connects Higashi-Fuchū on the Keiō Line and Fuchū-Keiba-Seimon-mae, and services the Tokyo Racecourse as well as the surrounding suburbs.

Stations

Name Distance (km) Transfers Location
From Higashi-Fuchū From Shinjuku
Higashi-Fuchū 東府中 0.0 20.4 Keiō Line Fuchū, Tokyo
Fuchū-Keiba-Seimon-mae 府中競馬正門前 0.9 21.3

History

The line opened on 29 April 1955 as dual track electrified at 600 VDC.[1] The voltage was increased to 1500 VDC in 1963.

References

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

  1. ^ a b Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. p. 205.  
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