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Ikegami Line
IK
A Ikegami Line 7000 series EMU in March 2021
Overview
Native name池上線
Owner Tōkyū Railways
LocaleTokyo
Termini
Stations15
Color on map  Pink (#ee86a7)
Service
TypeCommuter rail
History
Opened6 October 1922; 101 years ago (1922-10-06)
Technical
Line length10.8 km (6.7 mi)
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification1,500 V DC overhead catenary

The Ikegami Line (池上線, Ikegami-sen) is a railway line operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation. It runs through Tokyo, extending from Gotanda Station in Shinagawa to Kamata Station in Ōta.

New three-car 7000 series EMUs were introduced in December 2007, with a total of 19 sets delivered by 2011.[1]

Station list

All trains stop at all stations.

No. Station name Distance (km) Transfers Location (ward)
IK01 Gotanda 五反田 0.0
Shinagawa
IK02 Ōsakihirokōji 大崎広小路 0.3
IK03 Togoshi-ginza 戸越銀座 1.4 A Toei Asakusa Line (Togoshi) (A04)
IK04 Ebara-nakanobu 荏原中延 2.2
IK05 Hatanodai 旗の台 3.1 OM Tōkyū Ōimachi Line (OM06)
IK06 Nagahara 長原 3.7 Ota
IK07 Senzoku-ike 洗足池 4.3
IK08 Ishikawa-dai 石川台 4.9
IK09 Yukigaya-ōtsuka 雪が谷大塚 5.6
IK10 Ontakesan 御嶽山 6.4
IK11 Kugahara 久が原 7.1
IK12 Chidorichō 千鳥町 8.0
IK13 Ikegami 池上 9.1
IK14 Hasunuma 蓮沼 10.2
IK15 Kamata 蒲田 10.8

Rolling stock used

Current

Former

History

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The line first opened on 6 October 1922 between Kamata and Ikegami,[3] running 1.8 km. On 4 May 1923, this was extended 3.7 km from Ikegami to Yukigaya.

The line voltage was raised from 600 V to 1,500 V DC from 10 August 1957.

The 3000 series trains were withdrawn on 18 March 1989.

On 19 March 1989, Ebara-nakanobu Station was moved underground.

From 16 March 1998, wanman driver-only operation commenced on the line.

See also

References

This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia.

  1. ^ "New trains for Ikegami Line and Tamagawa Line". Archived from the original on 28 October 2007.
  2. ^ "池上線・東急多摩川線に、新型車両「7000系」を導入" (PDF). tokyu.co.jp. 13 December 2007. Archived (PDF) from the original on 16 February 2016.
  3. ^ "都会のローカル線「東急池上線」が開業した日-1922.10.6 廃駅ほか壮大な延伸ルートも". trafficnews.jp (in Japanese). Mediavague Co., ltd. 6 October 2022. Archived from the original on 6 October 2022. Retrieved 6 October 2022.