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Kyoto Municipal Subway

Operator : Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau
48 Mibu-bojo-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City,
Kyoto Prefecture 604-8804
Tel: +81-75-822-9164
URL http://www.city.kyoto.jp/koho/eng/index.html

Outline

Kyoto Municipal Subway

Kyoto municipal subway Karasuma line between Kitaouji and Kyoto was opened in May 1981. The Karasuma line was later extended on three occasions and present line running 13.7 km from Kokusaikaikan to Takeda, fully opened in June 1997. Meanwhile the 12.7 km Daigo – Nijo section of Tozai line opened in October 1997, and 2.4 km Rokujizo-Daigo section opened in November 2004, completing a 28.8 km network that covers the city in the shape a cross. Additional Nijo -Uzumasa-Tenjingawa section 2.4 km opened in January 2008, forming the present Kyoto subway network measuring 31.2 km.

Data

First section opened 1981
Route length(in km) 31.2
Number of lines in operation 2
Number of stations 32
Number of stocks owned 222
Annual Ridership (in million) 124.8

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