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Operator Nagoya Kotsu
System Type Metro
Year Opened 1957
# of Lines 6
# of Cars  
Mileage 93.3 km
Gauge 1435mm/ 1067mm
Stations 87
Power 3rd Rail/Overhd
Fare Media Farecards
Data Date 2016
1st Visit 9/1998
Last Visit 8/2016
% Rode 70%
Asian Transit > Japan > Nagoya
Nagoya Municipal Subway


Nagoya has the 3rd largest subway network in Japan, which is appropriate since it is the 3rd largest city in Japan. Three lines are standard gauge using 3rd rail power. The other 3 lines are narrow gauge with overhead power. Those 3 lines interline with commuter railways.

Here are the subway lines:
Line Color Symbol Opened Gauge Power
Higashiyama Yellow 1957 1435mm 3rd Rail
Meijo Purple 1965 1435mm 3rd Rail
Meiko Purple/White 1971 1435mm 3rd Rail
Tsurumai Blue 1977 1067mm overhead
Sakura-Dori Red 1989 1067mm overhead
Kamiida Pink 2003 1067mm overhead

Below are the stations featured on this website in alphabetical order. Please choose your destination:

New Station Line Served Transfer # of photos # new
  Akaike Meitetsu 3  
  Fujigaoka Linimo 5  
  Imaike   10  
  Kamejima   1  
  Marunouchi   6  
  Motoyama   6  
  Nagoya JR, Kintetsu, Meitetsu, Aonami 12  
  Nagoya-Ko (ko)   2  
  Yagoto   4  

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