The Ikoma Line (生駒線, Ikoma-sen) is a railway line of Kintetsu Railway in Nara Prefecture, Japan connecting Ikoma Station in the city of Ikoma and Ōji Station in the town of Ōji. Having a total length of 12.4 km (7.7 mi), the entirely electrified standard gauge line is partially double-tracked. All trains stop at all 12 stations (including both termini) along the line.

Ikoma Line
KT number-G.svg
Kintetsu Series 1020 Ikoma.jpg
1020 series EMU on a one-manned Local train
Overview
Native name生駒線
OwnerKintetsu Railway
Line number G 
LocaleNara Prefecture, Japan
Termini
Stations12
Service
TypeCommuter rail
SystemKintetsu Railway
Operator(s)Kintetsu Railway
History
OpenedMay 26, 1922; 100 years ago (1922-05-26)
Technical
Track length12.4 km (7.7 mi)
CharacterCommuter rail
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in)
Electrification1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed65 km/h (40 mph)

HistoryEdit

The Nobutaka Ikoma Electric Railway Co. opened the line in 1922, electrified at 600 VDC. The company merged with Kintetsu in 1964, and in 1969 the voltage was raised to 1500 VDC.

The Minami Ikoma - Nabatake section was duplicated in 1977, the Higashiyama - Haginodai section in 1993 and Nabatake - Ikoma in 1994.

StationsEdit

No. Name Between (km) Distance (km) Connections Location
 G17  Ikoma 生駒 - 0.0 Kintetsu   Nara Line,   Keihanna Line,   Ikoma Cable Line Ikoma Nara
 G18  Nabata 菜畑 1.2 1.2  
 G19  Ichibu 一分 1.1 2.3  
 G20  Minami-Ikoma 南生駒 1.2 3.5  
 G21  Haginodai 萩の台 1.0 4.5  
 G22  Higashiyama 東山 0.9 5.4  
 G23  Motosanjoguchi 元山上口 1.3 6.7   Heguri,
Ikoma District
 G24  Heguri 平群 1.2 7.9  
 G25  Tatsutagawa 竜田川 1.4 9.3  
 G26  Seya-Kitaguchi 勢野北口 1.4 10.7   Sangō,
Ikoma District
 G27  Shigisanshita 信貴山下 0.8 11.5  
 G28  Ōji 王寺 0.9 12.4   Tawaramoto Line
West Japan Railway (JR West)   Yamatoji Line   Wakayama Line
Ōji, Kitakatsuragi

ConnectionsEdit

The Ikoma line connects to the following railway lines:

ReferencesEdit

This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia