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Nagoya

Aichi Prefecture, Japan (Asia)


Date of opening15 Nov 1957
Network length93.1 km (57.86 mi)
Stations97 (86*)
Lines4
Stations per line24.25
Avg. station distance1,001 m (0.62 mi)
Avg. line length23.28 km (14.47 mi)
*with transfer stations counted once
Numerical data by J. Serradell, 26 Jun 2011
3 stations +
System typemetro (known as Subway)
Daily ridership (by J. Kennes)1.17 million (2008)
Daily ridership per km (per mi)12,600 (7,810)
Fare collectionGates
24-hour operationNo
TrackLeft, gauge: 1435, 1067 (Tsurumai, Sakura-dori lines) mm
Power supplyThird rail, overhead wire (Tsurumai, Sakura-dori lines), 600 V, 1500 V (Tsurumai, Sakura-dori lines)
Air-conditioned trainsYes
Walk-through trainsYes
Rubber-tyred trainsNo
Driverless linesTobu Kyuryo maglev line (since 2005)
Platform screen doorsTobu Kyuryo maglev line
World Metro Database




Official map
Source: gif, © 2007 kotsu.city.nagoya.jp


To-scale map
Source: cityrailtransit.com

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Metro Museum

Nagoya City Tram & Subway Museum. This museum is filled with vintage trains and trams, photographic history, hands-on simulators, and even giant tunneling equipment.
Address: Located on route 153, a 7-minute walk from exit 2 of Akaike Station. At Akaike metro station.
Hours (check before visiting): 10:00 to 16:00, closed Wednesdays and from 12/29 to 1/3. Admission: free.
Reference: nic-nagoya.or.jp.





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.





Circle Lines

Shared circle - Meijo Line - 25 km - 28 stations - opened 1965 - completed 2004.





Handpicked Resources

kotsu.city.nagoya.jp Official website



Generated Links for Nagoya Subway

Line history (cityrailtransit.com)
Photos (images.google.com)
Maps (images.google.com)
Wikipedia entry (wikipedia.org)
Urbanrail.net entry (urbanrail.net)
Skyscrapercity discussion (skyscrapercity.com)
City information about Nagoya (wikipedia.org)






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