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Operator Kyoto Kotsu
System Type Metro
Year Opened 1981
# of Lines 2
# of Cars  
Mileage 31.2 km
Gauge Std
Stations 31
Power Overhead
Fare Media Farecards
Data Date 2016
1st Visit 1998
Last Visit 6/2014
% Rode 90%

Asian Transit > Japan > Kyoto


Kyoto has two subway lines. The original Kamasuma Line opened in 1981 heading north-south. In the mid-1990's the Tozai line opened heading east-west through town, then heading south. Both lines spelled demise to surface running streetcars and interurbans in Kyoto. But both move people faster and more efficiently.

  • Kamasuma Line (K)
  • Tozai Line (T)

Please choose your destination station below

New Station Line Served # of photos # new
  Gojo K 7  
  Imadegawa K 2  
  Karasuma Oike K, T 12  
  Kujo K 3  
  Kyoto K 5  
  Nijojo-Mae T 1  
  Rokujizo T 3  
  Sanjo Keihan T 2  
  Shijo K 2  
  Uzumasa Teningawa T 5  
  Car Interiors   1  


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