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|Service type||Limited express|
|Current operator(s)||JR Shikoku|
|Distance travelled||74.5 km (46.3 mi) (Tokushima - Takamatsu) |
146.3 km (90.9 mi) (Tokushima - Okayama)
|Average journey time||1 hour 15 minutes approx (Tokushima - Takamatsu)|
|Service frequency||16.5 return workings daily (2 return workings between Okayama-Takamatsu-Tokushima)|
|Line(s) used||Seto-Ōhashi Line, Kōtoku Line|
|Class(es)||Standard only (reserved and non-reserved seats)|
|Rolling stock||185 series, 2600 series, 2700 series DMUs|
|Operating speed||130 km/h (81 mph) (2700 series) |
120 km/h (75 mph) (2600 series)
110 km/h (68 mph) (Kiha 185 series)
The Uzushio service was introduced on 10 April 1988.
The main stations served by this service are as follows.
- KiHa 185 series 2-, 3-, or 4-car DMUs (since 1988)
- 2600 series 2-, or 4-car tilting DMUs (since 2017)
- 2700 series 2-, 3-, 4-, or 5-car tilting DMUs (since 2019)
Most trains are operated by 2700 series, while some are operated by 2600 series. Only some train services are operated by Kiha 185 series.
- KiHa 181 series DMUs (1993)
- 2000 series tilting DMUs (1999–2011)
- N2000 series tilting DMUs (1998–2020)
Uzushio services were introduced on 10 April 1988. From May 1998, N2000 series tilting DMUs were introduced.
- JR Timetable, August 2008 issue
- "ＪＲ新幹線＆特急列車ファイル" (JR Shinkansen & Limited Express Train File), published 2008 by Kōtsū Shimbun
- 列車名鑑1995 [Train Name Directory 1995]. Japan: Railway Journal. August 1995.
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