Tobu Daishi Line
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The Tobu Daishi Line (東武大師線, Tōbu Daishi-sen) is a 1.0 km (0.62 mi) railway line in Adachi, Tokyo, Japan, owned and operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway. It connects Nishiarai Station to Daishimae Station.
|Tobu Daishi Line|
An 8000 series train on the Daishi Line in May 2011
|Rolling stock||Tobu 8000 series|
|Opened||20 December 1931|
|Line length||1.0 km (0.62 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Electrification||1,500 V DC, overhead catenary|
This line forms part of the proposed Tobu Nishi-Ita Line (東武西板線) which was never completed. The Tobu Nishi-Ita line was intended to link the Tobu Skytree Line and Tobu Tojo Line to allow efficient transfer of rolling stock, and improve the service for residents along the line.
|Nishiarai||西新井||0.0||Tobu Skytree Line||Adachi, Tokyo|
The line opened on December 20, 1931, as the Tobu Nishi-Ita Line from Nishiarai to Daishimae, with a total distance of 1.1 km. Operation was suspended from May 20, 1945. Operations resumed from May 21, 1947, with the line renamed Tobu Daishi Line.
On December 1, 1968, Daishimae station was relocated due to road extension, shortening the line by 100 m. On July 26, 1991, the track was elevated.
From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines. Tobu Daishi Line stations were numbered prefixed with the letters "TS".
- Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 [Databook: Japan's Private Railways]. Japan: Neko Publishing. ISBN 4-87366-874-3.
- 「東武スカイツリーライン」誕生！ あわせて駅ナンバリングを導入し、よりわかりやすくご案内します [Tojo Sky Tree Line created! Station numbering to be introduced at same time] (pdf). Tobu News (in Japanese). Tobu Railway. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
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