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Operator Keihan
System Type Light Rail
Year Opened 1925
# of Lines 2
# of Cars
Mileage 14.4km
Gauge 1435 mm 
Stations 18
Power overhead
Fare Media Tickets
Data Date 2016
1st Visit 6/2014
Last Visit 6/2014
% Rode 25%

Asian Transit > Japan > Kyoto
Eizan Electric Railway

Eizan Line

The Eizan is a Interurban/Light Rail line that runs from the north east edge of Kyoto into the hills. Although it does seve locals, a good portion of its traffic is touist with links to cable lines up into the mountains. It is not as popular with foreign tourists as the line starts outside the Kyoto tourist area. It is not connected to the subway, but the Keihen Oto line underground terminal is here, as well a numerous bus ines.

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