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Encyclopedia > Odakyu Odawara Line

The Odakyū Odawara Line (小田急小田原線 Odakyū Odawara Sen?) is the Odakyū Electric Railway's main section of railway line in Japan. It stretches 82.5km from Shinjuku in central Tokyo, through Tokyo's southwestern suburbs to the city of Odawara in Kanagawa Prefecture. It is a major commuter line and as well as being known for its Romance Car "limited express" train to popular resorts such as Hakone. From Yoyogi-Uehara some trains continue onto the Chiyoda Line and onto the Joban Line. Near Higashi-Kitazawa Station The Odakyu Electric Railway Co. ... South side of Shinjuku Station at night ÅŒedo Line ÅŒedo Line Ticket gates on the ÅŒedo Line A northbound Saikyo Line train bound for Kawagoe takes on passengers at Shinjuku Station. ... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Categories: Cities in Kanagawa Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Kanagawa Prefecture ) is a prefecture located in the southern Kanto region of Honshu, Japan. ... Near Higashi-Kitazawa Station The Odakyu Electric Railway Co. ... Mt. ... Click on map to enlarge The Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line (東京地下鉄千代田線) is a metro line in Tokyo, Japan, administered by the Tokyo Metro. ...


Odakyu services from Shinjuku heading towards Tama area or Enoshima use a section of the line before branching off onto their respective lines. Tama is: 1089 Tama, an asteroid Tama may be a person or being: Tama Chan, turtle mascot from Ken Akamatsus anime and manga Love Hina Sam Fatu, a professional wrestler, uses this name amongst others Tama Janowitz, an American writer Tama Nui-Te-Ra, the solar deity in Polynesian... Enoshima (江の島) is a small island, about 4 km in circumference, at the mouth of the Katase River, which flows into Sagami Bay in Japan. ...


History

The first part of the line was opened on April 1, 1927. April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Currently the section of line between Setagaya-Daita and Kitami is being upgraded from 2 to 4 tracks to improve capacity and separate local and express trains. This work involves moving the tracks to a new, raised viaduct to eliminate level-crossings, which has caused opposition among residents living near the line. Also, work on the section between Yoyogi-Uehara and Setagaya-Daita has not yet begun due to the complexity of construction and difficulties acquiring land around Shimo-Kitazawa, as a result of which this area remains a bottle-neck. Torontos Bloor Street Viaduct bridges the Don valley; road traffic uses the upper deck, rail traffic uses the lower deck. ... Shimo-Kitazawa Station (下北沢駅) is located in Tokyos Setagaya ward. ...


[Image:Odakyu Romance Car Series 50000-2.JPG|thumb|250px|right|Romance Car Series 50000. The pet name of this train is VSE.]]


Stations

  • Shinjuku
  • Minami-shinjuku
  • Sangūbashi
  • Yoyogi-hachiman
  • Yoyogi-uehara (trains to/from Ayase on Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line or Toride on East JR Joban Line branch off / join the line here.)
  • Higashi-kitazawa
  • Shimo-kitazawa
  • Setagaya-daita
  • Umegaoka
  • Gōtokuji
  • Kyōdō
  • Chitose-funabashi
  • Soshigaya-ōkura
  • Seijōgakuen-mae
  • Kitami
  • Komae
  • Izumi-tamagawa
  • Noborito
  • Mukōgaoka-yūen
  • Ikuta
  • Yomiuri-land-mae
  • Yurigaoka
  • Shin-yurigaoka (Odakyu Tama Line branches off here. Most through trains from Chiyoda Line head off towards Tama.)
  • Kakio
  • Tsurukawa
  • Tamagawagakuen-mae
  • Machida
  • Sagami-ōno (Odakyu Enoshima Line branches off here.)
  • Odakyū-sagamihara
  • Sōbudai-mae
  • Zama
  • Ebina
  • Atsugi
  • Hon-atsugi (the remaining Chiyoda Line through trains terminate here.)
  • Aikō-ishida
  • Isehara
  • Tsurumaki-onsen
  • Tōkaidaigaku-mae
  • Hadano
  • Shibusawa
  • Shin-matsuda (Limited Express Asagiri trains branch off just before this station towards Numazu on Central JR Gotemba Line)
  • Kaisei
  • Kayama
  • Tomizu
  • Hotaruda
  • Ashigara
  • Odawara (Many Limited Express and express trains continue onto Hakone-yumoto on the Hakone-Tozan Line

South side of Shinjuku Station at night ÅŒedo Line ÅŒedo Line Ticket gates on the ÅŒedo Line A northbound Saikyo Line train bound for Kawagoe takes on passengers at Shinjuku Station. ... Sangubashi Station (参宮橋駅) is a stop on the Odakyu line (小田急線) and is located in the Tokyo (東京都) city of Shibuya (渋谷区). Categories: Rail stubs ... Click on map to enlarge The Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line (東京地下鉄千代田線) is a metro line in Tokyo, Japan, administered by the Tokyo Metro. ... Yamanote Line, Tokyo JR Yamanote Line train in Tokyo, Japan Above Yurakucho in Tokyo East Japan Railway Company (東日本旅客鉄道 Higashi-Nihon Ryokyaku Tetsudo or JR東日本; JR Higashi-Nihon) (TYO: 9020) is a Japanese private railroad company, the largest passenger railway company in the world and one of the seven JR companies. ... Jōban Line. ... Shimo-Kitazawa Station (下北沢駅) is located in Tokyos Setagaya ward. ... Seijogakuen-Mae Station (成城学園前駅; -eki) is a major stop on the Odakyu Electric Railway Odakyu Line in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo, Japan. ... Ebina Station (海老名駅-eki) is a train station on the Odakyu and Sotetsu Lines and is located in central Ebina, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Asagiri may refer to: Asagiri, Kumamoto, a town in Japan Japanese destroyer Asagiri, a World War II IJN ship Asagiri Yoshimi, a Japanese writer Asagiri no Miko (Shrine of the Morning Mist), an anime series Priscilla S. Asagiri, a character in the anime series, Bubblegum Crisis Reiko Asagiri, a character... Numazu Station (沼津駅) is a railway station in Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan (日本国静岡県沼津市). ... JR Central Towers in Nagoya The Central Japan Railway Company (東海旅客鉄道 JR Tōkai; JR 東海) is the main railway company operating in the Chubu (Nagoya) region of central Japan. ... Odawara Station is a train station in Odawara, Kanagawa, Japan. ... The Hakone-Tozan Line (箱根登山鉄道線, lit. ...

External links

  • Route map with English transliteration

  Results from FactBites:
 
Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Odakyu Electric Railway (1131 words)
Odakyu holds narrow gauge (1067 mm) tracks, but Hakone-Tozan Railway is on standard gauge (1435mm), so one track of the section from Odawara to Hakone-Yumoto (6.1km) was changed to be dual gauge system.
Odakyu operated Mukogaoka-Yuen Monolail Line, between Mukogaoka-Yuen and Mukogaoka-Yuen-Seimon (1.1km, 2 stations), from 1966 to 2001.
Some Odakyu trains from the Tama Line (and a little of Odawara Line, from Hon-Atsugi Station) continue on to the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line and Jōban Line (Yoyogi-Uehara Station - Ayase Station - Toride Station).
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