Kansai Airport Line

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Kansai Airport Line
Kansai A.P Ltd.Exp Rinku town.png
Kansai Airport Limited Express Haruka at Rinkū Town Station
Native name 関西空港線
Type Heavy rail
System Urban Network
Locale Osaka Prefecture
Termini Hineno
Kansai Airport
Stations 3
Opened 1994
Owner JR West (Hineno–Rinkū Town)
New Kansai International Airport Co., Ltd. (Rinkū Town–Kansai Airport)
Operator(s) JR West
Rolling stock 223-0 series EMU
223-2500 series EMU
225-5000 series EMU
281 series EMU
Line length 11.1 km (6.9 mi)
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC, overhead lines
Operating speed 130 km/h (80 mph)

Coordinates: 34°26′6.96″N 135°14′39.85″E / 34.4352667°N 135.2444028°E / 34.4352667; 135.2444028 The Kansai Airport Line (関西空港線, Kansai-Kūkō-sen) is a railway line between Hineno Station and Kansai Airport Station in Japan, operated by the West Japan Railway Company (JR West) and owned by Kansai International Airport Co., Ltd. between Rinkū Town and Kansai Airport. It opened on June 15, 1994.

Basic data

  • Railway signalling: Automatic
  • CTC centers: Kansai Airport Operation Control Center
  • CTC system: Safety Urban Network Traffic System (SUNTRAS)



No. Station Japanese Transfers Location
Through train service from Kyoto, Shin-Osaka, Kyōbashi, Ōsaka and Tennōji via the Hanwa Line
JR-S45 Hineno 日根野  R  Hanwa Line Izumisano Osaka Prefecture
JR-S46 Rinkū Town りんくうタウン Nankai airport line symbol.svg Nankai Airport Line (NK31)
JR-S47 Kansai Airport 関西空港 Tajiri

External links

  • Access to Kansai Airport- JR West
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