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岐阜 – GIFU

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日本 - JAPAN

岐阜 - GIFU

函館 - HAKODATE

広島 - HIROSHIMA

京都 - KYŌTO

名古屋 - NAGOYA

大阪 - ŌSAKA

札幌 - SAPPORO

東京 - TŌKYŌ

横浜 – YOKOHAMA


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Gifu tram map – 1988


Operator: Meitetsu (Nagoya Railroad)

URBAN TRAM ROUTES

  1 岐阜駅前 (Gifu Station) – 新岐阜駅 (New Gifu Station) – 徹明町 (Tetsumei-chō) – 長良北町 (Nagara Kitamachi)
  2 徹明町 (Tetsumei-chō) – 忠節 (Chūsetsu)

Note: The numbers assigned to these lines are purely for convenience, and were not used by the operator.

INTERURBAN TRAM ROUTES

Note: Interurban trams run over urban tram tracks to connect to Gifu Station.

揖斐線 Ibi Line 忠節 (Chūsetsu) – 北方 真桑 (Kitagata Makuwa) – 黒野 (Kurono) – 本揖斐 (Hon-Ibi)
美濃町線 Minomachi Line 徹明町 (Tetsumei-chō) – 競輪場前 (Keirinjō-mae) – 日野橋 (Hinobashi) – 上芥見 (Kami-Akutami) – 関 (Seki) – 美濃 (Mino)
田神線 Tagami Line 新岐阜駅 (New Gifu Station) – 徹明町 (Tetsumei-chō) – 競輪場前 (Keirinjō-mae) – 日野橋 (Hinobashi) – 上芥見 (Kami-Akutami) – 関 (Seki) – 美濃 (Mino)
谷汲線 Tanigumi Line 黒野 (Kurono) – 谷汲 (Tanigumi)


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Urban tramways: 7.6 km.
  • Interurban tramways: 55.7 km.
    • Ibi line: 18.3 km.
    • Minomachi line: 24.8 km.
    • Tagami line: 1.4 km.
    • Tanigumi line: 11.2 km.


HISTORY

  • Municipal tramway: 1911 - 1 Apr. 2005
  • Ibi line: 29 Mar. 1914 - 1 Apr. 2005
  • Minomachi line: 11 Feb. 1911 - 1 Apr. 2005
  • Tagami line: 25 June 1970 - 1 Apr. 2005
  • Tanigumi line: 6 Apr. 1926 - 1 Oct. 2001

GAUGE

  • All tramways: 1067 mm.

SOURCES

PRINT

  • Demery, L.W., Forty, R., DeGroote, R. and Higgins, J.W. Electric railways of Japan - Vol.2: Central Japan. London: Light Rail Transit Association, 1985.
  • 原口隆行 (Haraguchi, T.) 日本の路面電車 I (Japan's Street Railways, Pt.I) Tokyo: JTB, 2000.

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