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The Hashima Line (羽島線, Hashima-sen) is a Japanese railway line entirely within Hashima, Gifu Prefecture. It is owned by Nagoya Railroad (Meitetsu), and operated as an extension of the Takehana line, providing a connection to the Tokaido Shinkansen at Gifu-Hashima Station.

Meitetsu Hashima Line
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Shin-Hashima Station
Overview
TypeCommuter Rail
LocaleHashima, Gifu
TerminiEgira
Shin-Hashima
Stations2
Daily ridership808 [1] (2008)
WebsiteMeitetsu
Operation
Opened1982
OwnerNagoya Railroad
Technical
Line length1.3 km (0.81 mi)
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
ElectrificationOverhead catenary 1500 V DC
Operating speed70 km/h (43 mph)

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HistoryEdit

Proposed in 1962, land acquisition difficulties prevented construction starting until 1978, and the line opened in 1982.

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ReferencesEdit

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

  1. ^ 各鉄軌道会社のご案内 (Report). Japan Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 19 December 2010.