The Akechi Line (明知線 Akechi-sen) is a Japanese railway line in Gifu Prefecture connecting Ena and Akechi stations, which are both located in Ena. There are stations located in Nakatsugawa city as well. This is the only railway line Akechi Railway (明知鉄道 Akechi Tetsudō) operates. The third-sector company took over the former Japanese National Railways line in 1985.
Akechi 10 series diesel railcar 11
|Opened||24 May 1933|
|Line length||25.1 km (15.6 mi)|
|Number of tracks||Single|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Minimum radius||200 m|
|Operating speed||60 km/h (35 mph)|
All stations are located in Gifu Prefecture.
|Ena||恵那||0.0||Chūō Main Line||Ena|
A new Akechi 100 series diesel railcar (number 101) entered service on 8 April 2017, replacing the former Akechi 6 series car.
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