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Fukuoka Municipal Subway

Operator : Fukuoka City Transportation Bureau
2-5-31 Daimyo, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka City
Fukuoka Prefecture 810-0041
Tel: +81-92-732-4108
URL http://subway.city.fukuoka.lg.jp/eng/index.html

Outline

Fukuoka Municipal Subway

Construction began in 1975, and the 5.8 km Muromi – Tenjin section opened in July 1981. Since then the Fukuoka subway has steadily expanded and as a result of the opening of the Hakata – Fukuoka-kuko section in March 1993, all section on the Kuko line, first airport link by subway in Japan and Hakozaki line were completed. After that construction of the 12.0 km Hashimoto - Tenjin-minami section on the Nanakuma line began in 1996 and completed in February 2005. Today the Fukuoka subway operates 3 lines 29.8 km that carries more than 300,000 passengers per day.

Data

First section opened 1981
Route length(in km) 29.8
Number of lines in operation 3
Number of stations 36
Number of stocks owned 212
Annual Ridership (in million) 137.1

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