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Sendai Municipal Subway

Operator : Sendai City Transportation Bureau
1-4-15,Kimachi-dori,Aoba-ku,Sendai City
Miyagi Prefecture 980-0801
Tel +81-22-712-8329
URL http://www.kotsu.city.sendai.jp/english/index.html

Outline

Sendai Municipal Subway

Sendai's Namboku Line, the section between Yaotome and Tomizawa, 13.6 km opened in July 1987 as the first subway in the Tohoku region. After that the 1.2km Yaomote – Izumi-chuo section opened in July 1992 and now the Namboku Line covers 14.8km from Izumi-chuou to Tomizawa. Today, Sendai subway carries approximately 160,000 passengers per day.
The construction work of the Tozai Line is now undergoing. This line, about 14km runs from Yagiyama Zoological Park vicinity in the southwest of Sendai to Arai area in the eastern part of the city via Aobayama and central Sendai.

Data

First section opened 1987
Route length(in km) 14.8
Number of lines in operation 1
Number of stations 17
Number of stocks owned 84
Annual Ridership (in million) 58.8

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