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Yotsubashi Line

     Yotsubashi Line
Yotsubashi Line 23 series EMU
Type Rapid transit
System Osaka Municipal Subway
Locale Osaka, Japan
Termini Nishi-Umeda
Stations 11
Line number 3
Opening May 10, 1942
Owner Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau
Depot(s) Midorigi
Rolling stock 23 series EMUs
Line length 11.4 km (7.1 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification 750 V DC, third rail
Operating speed 70 km/h (45 mph)
Route map

The Yotsubashi Line (四つ橋線 Yotsubashi-sen) is an underground rapid transit line in Osaka, Japan, operated by the Osaka Municipal Subway. The line connects Umeda, Hommachi, Yotsubashi, Namba, Daikokuchō and Suminoe, and runs parallel to the Midōsuji Line from Daikokuchō to Nishi-Umeda. Its official name is Rapid Electric Tramway Line No. 3 (高速電気軌道第3号線), while the Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau refers to it as Osaka City Rapid Railway Line No. 3 (大阪市高速鉄道第3号線), and in MLIT publications, it is written as Line No. 3 (Yotsubashi Line) (3号線(四つ橋線)). Station numbers are indicated by the letter Y.[1]


No. Station Connections Location
Y11 Nishi-Umeda Kita-ku, Osaka
Y12 Higobashi Nishi-ku, Osaka
Y13 Hommachi
Y14 Yotsubashi
Y15 Namba Naniwa-ku, Osaka
Y16 Daikokuchō
  • Midōsuji Line (M21)
Y17 Hanazonochō   Nishinari-ku, Osaka
Y18 Kishinosato  
Y19 Tamade  
Y20 Kitakagaya   Suminoe-ku, Osaka
Y21 Suminoekōen

Rolling stock


  • 23 series (since 1990)

All trains are based at Midorigi Depot.


  • 400 series (1942–1969)
  • 1000 series (1956–1971)
  • 1100 series (1958–1979)
  • 1200 series (1958–1980)
  • 50 series (1960–1980)
  • 30 series (1972–1996)


  • May 10, 1942 - Daikokuchō - Hanazonochō (opening)
  • Construction stopped during World War II.
  • June 1, 1956 - Hanazonochō - Kishinosato (opening)
  • May 31, 1958 - Kishinosato - Tamade (opening)
  • October 1, 1965 - Daikokuchō - Nishi-Umeda (opening)
  • November 9, 1972 - Tamade - Suminoekōen (opening)


A northward extension to Jūsō Station is under review.[2]

See also


  1. ^ 四つ橋線. Osaka Kotsu (in Japanese).  
  2. ^ 北ヤード新線、大筋合意 大阪市地下鉄四つ橋線乗り入れ.  

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