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Meitetsu Airport Line

     Meitetsu Airport Line
Meitetsu 2000 system and 2200 system trains
2000 series (right) and 2200 series (left) trains used as limited express trains
Overview
Locale Tokoname
Termini Tokoname
Central Japan International Airport
Stations 3
Daily ridership 8,695 [1] (2008)
Website Meitetsu's page for this line
Operation
Opening January 29, 2005 (2005-01-29) [2]
Owner Nagoya Railroad
Technical
Line length 4.2 km (2.61 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification Overhead catenary 1500V DC
Operating speed 120 km/h (75 mph)

The Airport Line (空港 Kūkō-sen) is a railway line in Aichi, Japan operated by Nagoya Railroad connecting Tokoname Station and Central Japan International Airport Station in Tokoname. The line opened, dual track and electrified, on 29 January 2005, and features a 1076m bridge over Ise Bay to the artificial island where the airport is situated. The line is operated as an extension of the Meitetsu Tokoname Line.

Stations

L: Local (普通 futsū)
S: Semi-Express (準急 junkyū)
E: Express (急行 kyūkō)
R: Rapid Express (快速急行 kaisoku kyūkō)
L: Limited Express (特急 tokkyū)
MU: μSKY Limited Express (ミュースカイ myū sukai)

All trains stop at stations marked "●" and pass stations marked "|". Some trains stop at "▲".

Station name Japanese Distance
(km)
L S E R L MU Transfers Location
Tokoname 常滑 0.0 Meitetsu: Tokoname Line Tokoname Aichi
Rinkū Tokoname りんくう常滑 1.6 | | |
Central Japan International Airport 中部国際空港 4.2

Rolling stock

See also

References

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

  1. ^ 各鉄軌道会社のご案内 (Report). Japan Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. http://wwwtb.mlit.go.jp/chubu/tetudo/tetudouhp.htm. Retrieved 19 December 2010.
  2. ^ 曽根, 悟 (September 2010), 週刊朝日百科, 週刊歴史でめぐる鉄道全路線 (in Japanese) (Japan: Asahi Shimbun Publications, Inc.) (9): 3,  

External links

  • (Japanese) Meitetsu official website
  • (English) Meitetsu official website


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