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Operator Hankyu
System Type Commuter
Year Opened 1910
# of Lines 3
# of Cars
Mileage 138.4km
Gauge Standard
Power Overhead
Fare Media Mag Tkts
Data Date 2016
1st Visit 6/2003
Last Visit 6/2014
% Rode 5%

Asian Transit > Japan > Kyoto
Hankyu Kyoto Line

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Hankyu Line

The Hankyu is one the large interurban systems serving the Kansai region. The Kyoto line was placed into a subway through city center several years ago.

It seves local traffic as well as an alternative to JR for a trip to Osaka


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hankyu-kyoto-kara-061303-02.jpg (325564 bytes)Train leaving Kamasuma station. (6/13/03) hankyu-kyoto-kara-061403-01.jpg (296903 bytes)A little more luxurious train at Kamasuma Station. (6/13/03)
hankyu-kyoto-kara-061303-01.jpg (291648 bytes)Commuters on board at Kamasuma Station. (6/13/03)
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