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The Kanazawa Seaside Line (金沢シーサイド線, Kanazawa Shīsaido Sen) is a automated guideway transit line operated by Yokohama Seaside Line Co., Ltd. (株式会社横浜シーサイドライン, Kabushiki-gaisha Yokohama Shīsaido Rain) which operates between Shin-Sugita in Isogo Ward to Kanazawa-Hakkei in Kanazawa Ward in Yokohama. It opened on July 5, 1989.

Yokohama Seaside Line Symbol.svgKanazawa Seaside Line
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Overview
TypeAutomated guideway transit
Light metro
LocaleKanagawa Prefecture, Japan
TerminiShin-Sugita
Kanazawa-Hakkei
Stations14
Operation
OpenedJuly 5, 1989
OwnerYokohama Seaside Line Co., Ltd.
Technical
Line length10.6 km (6.6 mi)
Route map
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The operator company was called Yokohama New Transit Co., Ltd. (横浜新都市交通株式会社, Yokohama Shintoshi Kōtsū Kabushiki-gaisha) until the name change on October 1, 2013.[1]

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AccidentEdit

For further information, see Kanazawa Seaside Line wrong-way driving accident at Shin-Sugita station.

On 1st June 2019 at 20:15 (JST), the train ran in the opposite direction and collided with a bumping post, injuring about the 20 passengers at Shin-Sugita Station.[2][3][4]

Line dataEdit

  • Total length: 10.6 km
  • Number of stations: 14

Station listEdit

No. Station name Japanese Distance
(km)
Transfers Location
1 Shin-Sugita 新杉田 0.0 Negishi Line Isogo-ku, Yokohama
2 Nambu-Shijō 南部市場 1.3 Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama
3 Torihama 鳥浜 2.2
4 Namiki-Kita 並木北 2.8
5 Namiki-Chūō 並木中央 3.5
6 Sachiura 幸浦 4.3
7 Sangyō-Shinkō-Center 産業振興センター 5.0
8 Fukuura 福浦 5.6
9 Shidai-Igakubu 市大医学部 6.3
10 Hakkeijima 八景島 7.5
11 Uminokōen-Shibaguchi 海の公園柴口 8.1
12 Uminokōen-Minamiguchi 海の公園南口 8.8
13 Nojimakōen 野島公園 9.6
14 Kanazawa-Hakkei 金沢八景 10.6 Keikyu Main Line, Keikyu Zushi Line

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "社名変更について" (PDF). Retrieved November 17, 2013.
  2. ^ "Train travels in wrong direction, injuring about 20 in Yokohama". Mainichi Daily News. Mainichi Shimbun. 2019-06-01. Retrieved 2019-06-01.
  3. ^ "About 20 passengers injured as automated train in Yokohama travels in wrong direction, crashes into buffer". The Japan Times. 2019-06-01. Retrieved 2019-06-01.
  4. ^ "The train on Yokohama Seaside Line travels in wrong direction at Shin-Sugita Station, The 21 passengers were injured. (Japanese:横浜シーサイドライン・新杉田駅で逆走 21人けが)". TV Asahi. 2019-06-01. Retrieved 2019-06-01.

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