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Nankai Airport Line

Nankai Airport Line
Nankai Railway Airport Limited Express rapi:t at Kansai Airport Station
Overview
Locale Osaka Prefecture
Termini Izumisano
Kansai Airport
Stations 3
Operation
Owner Nankai Electric Railway (Izumisano–Rinkū Town)
New Kansai International Airport Co., Ltd. (Rinkū Town–Kansai Airport)
Operator(s) Nankai Electric Railway
Rolling stock 1000 series
2000 series
7000 series
7100 series
8000 series
9000 series
50000 series
Technical
Line length 8.8 km (5.5 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed 120 km/h (75 mph)

The Nankai Airport Line (南海空港線 Nankai Kūkō sen) is a railway line operated by the Nankai Electric Railway, which connects Izumisano and Kansai International Airport and owned by Kansai International Airport Co., Ltd. between Rinkū Town and Kansai Airport. It opened on June 15, 1994.

It is one of the access routes to the Kansai International Airport which is located on an articifial island in Ōsaka Bay. The line colour of the Airport Line is purple.

Rolling stock

Stations

  • Limited express (rapi:t), Airport express, Local: All trains stop at every station.
  • For stations within the Nankai Main Line, refer to the "Nankai Main Line" article.
No. Station name Japanese Distance (km) Transfers Location
NK30 Izumisano 泉佐野 0.0 Nankai Main Line (Through trains for Namba are available.) Osaka Prefecture Izumisano
NK31 Rinkū Town りんくうタウン 1.9 Kansai Airport Line
NK32 Kansai Airport 関西空港駅 8.8   Tajiri

References

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

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