NagoyaAichi Prefecture, Japan (Asia)
|System type||metro (known as Subway)|
|Daily ridership (by J. Kennes)||1.17 million (as of 2008)|
|Daily ridership per km (per mi)||12,600 (7,810)|
|Track||Left, gauge: 1435, 1067 (Tsurumai, Sakura-dori lines) mm|
|Power supply||Third rail, overhead wire (Tsurumai, Sakura-dori lines), 600 V, 1500 V (Tsurumai, Sakura-dori lines)|
|Driverless lines||Tobu Kyuryo maglev line (since 2005)|
|Platform screen doors||Tobu Kyuryo maglev line|
|World Metro Database|
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.
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.
Express and 24-Hour Services24-hour operation: No
Express lines: Interoperated commuter lines serve as express.
Shared circle - Meijo Line - 25 km - 28 stations - opened 1965 - completed 2004.
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