Kansai Airport Line

Coordinates: 34°26′6.96″N 135°14′39.85″E / 34.4352667°N 135.2444028°E / 34.4352667; 135.2444028 The Kansai Airport Line (関西空港線, Kansai-Kūkō-sen) is a railway line between Hineno Station and Kansai Airport Station in Japan, operated by the West Japan Railway Company (JR West) and owned by Kansai International Airport Co., Ltd. between Rinkū Town and Kansai Airport. It opened on June 15, 1994.

Kansai Airport Line
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Kansai Airport Limited Express Haruka at Rinkū Town Station
Overview
Native name関西空港線
OwnerJR West (Hineno–Rinkū Town)
New Kansai International Airport Co., Ltd. (Rinkū Town–Kansai Airport)
LocaleOsaka Prefecture
TerminiHineno
Kansai Airport
Stations3
Service
TypeHeavy rail
SystemUrban Network
Operator(s)JR West
Rolling stock223-0 series EMU
223-2500 series EMU
225-5000 series EMU
281 series EMU
History
Opened1994
Technical
Line length11.1 km (6.9 mi)
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed130 km/h (81 mph)

Basic dataEdit

  • Railway signalling: Automatic
  • CTC centers: Kansai Airport Operation Control Center
  • CTC system: Kansai airport line CTC

TrainsEdit

StationsEdit

No. Station Japanese Transfers Location
Through service: From Hineno:
 S45  Hineno 日根野  R  Hanwa Line (for Wakayama) Izumisano Osaka Prefecture
 S46  Rinkū Town りんくうタウン   Nankai Airport Line (NK31)
 S47  Kansai Airport 関西空港 Tajiri

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