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Saitama Rapid Railway Line

Railway line in Tokyo & Saitama, Japan / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Saitama Railway Line (埼玉高速鉄道線, Saitama Kōsoku Tetsudō sen) is a mostly underground rapid transit line in Japan operated by the third sector operating company Saitama Railway Corporation. Funded by Saitama Prefecture, local municipal governments, and Tokyo Metro, it forms a continuation of the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line, starting at Akabane-iwabuchi Station in Tokyo and ending at Urawa-Misono Station in Saitama.[1] The line is used as the main means of transportation to Saitama Stadium 2002. On 27 November 2015, the route was nicknamed the "Saitama Stadium Line". The line symbol used in the station numbering is "SR".

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Saitama Railway line
Saitama Rapid Railway Logo
Saitama Rapid Railway train
A Saitama Rapid Railway 2000 series EMU in September 2005
Overview
OwnerSaitama Railway Corporation
LocaleTokyo, Saitama Prefecture
Termini
Stations8
Websites-rail.co.jp/index.html
Service
TypeRapid transit
Depot(s)Urawa-Misono
History
Opened28 March 2001
Technical
Line length14.6 km (9.1 mi)
Number of tracks2
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Minimum radius248 m
Electrification1,500 V DC overhead line
Operating speed80 km/h (50 mph)
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