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Nagoya Municipal Subway

Operator : Transportation Bureau, City of Nagoya
3-1-1 Sannomaru, Naka-ku, Nagoya City
Aichi Prefecture 460-8508
Tel: +81-52-972-3809
URL http://www.kotsu.city.nagoya.jp/english/index.html

Outline

Nagoya Municipal Subway

Nagoya city planned subway network in 1947. According to this plan, construction work began in1954 and the section between Nagoya and Sakaemachi, 2.4 km opened in November 1957 as the third subway system in Japan after Tokyo and Osaka. Subway network steadily expanded. In October 1965, Meijo Line opened followed by Sakura-dori Line in September 1964, Kami-iida Line in March 2003. In October 1965 the section between Nagoya-dai and Aratamabasi, 5.6 km opened, forming circular subway line (Meijo Line), first of its kind in Japan having connection with all other subway lines.

Data

First section opened 1957
Route length(in km) 93.3
Number of lines in operation 6
Number of stations 100
Number of stocks owned 788
Annual Ridership (in million) 434.5

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