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Kobe

Hyogo Prefecture, Japan (Asia)


Date of opening13 Mar 1977
Network length30.6 km (19.02 mi)
Stations26 (24*)
Lines2        Line history cityrailtransit.com
Stations per line13.00
Avg. station distance1,275 m (0.79 mi)
Avg. line length15.30 km (9.51 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 14 Sep 2008
According to Mr. Osamu Abe. Portliner, Rokko lines not included (15 st)
System typemetro (known as Subway)
Daily ridership (by J. Kennes)332,000 (as of 2008)
Daily ridership per km (per mi)10,800 (6,730)
Fare collection
TrackLeft, gauge: 1435 mm
Power supplyOverhead wire, third rail (Portliner), 1500 V, 600 V (Portliner)
Air-conditioned trainsNo
Walk-through trainsYes
Rubber-tyred trainsPort Liner and Rokko Liner
Driverless linesPort Liner and Rokko Liner, rubber-tyred (since 1981)
Platform screen doorsPort Liner and Rokko Liner
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Metro City Hopping

Kobe is part of the Osaka cluster of metro/subway cities with the following urban rail connections:

  Osaka    Hanshin Line or Hankyu Kobe Line (commuter metro)    Kobe
  Osaka    Keihan Line or Hankyu Kyoto Line (commuter metro)    Kyoto




Relationships with Other Metros

Japanese-Korean family
Members: Busan, Daegu, Daejeon, Fukuoka, Gwangju, Incheon, Kobe, Kyoto, Nagoya, Osaka, Sapporo, Sendai, Seoul, Tokyo, Yokohama,
Characteristics: Unadorned, clean and solid station design, often using coloured plates. Majority are run by Japan Railways Group, other trains mostly derived from those.





Generic Links for Kobe Subway

Wikipedia entry at wikipedia.org
Urbanrail.net entry at urbanrail.net
Railway Gazette search at railwaygazette.com
Discussion at skyscrapercity.com
System photos at Google Images
City information at wikipedia.org






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