Meitetsu Hashima Line
Shin-Hashima Station
Overview
OwnerNagoya Railroad
LocaleHashima, Gifu
TerminiEgira
Shin-Hashima
Stations2
WebsiteMeitetsu
Service
TypeCommuter Rail
Daily ridership808 [1] (2008)
History
Opened1982
Technical
Line length1.3 km (0.81 mi)
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
ElectrificationOverhead catenary 1500 V DC
Operating speed70 km/h (43 mph)

The Hashima Line (羽島線, Hashima-sen) is a Japanese railway line entirely within Hashima, Gifu Prefecture. It is owned by Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu), and operated as an extension of the Takehana line, providing a connection to the Tokaido Shinkansen at Gifu-Hashima Station.

History

Proposed in 1962, land acquisition difficulties prevented construction starting until 1978, and the line opened in 1982.

Stations

No. Name Distance (km) Connections
Egira 江吉良 0.0 Nagoya Railroad: Takehana Line
Shin Hashima 新羽島 1.3 JR Central: Tōkaidō Shinkansen (Gifu-Hashima)

References

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

  1. ^ 各鉄軌道会社のご案内 (Report). Japan Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 19 December 2010.