THE GS TRAM SITE

大阪 – ŌSAKA

日本 – JAPAN

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30 Jan. 2016

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The Ōsaka rail system after the opening of the Hanshin-Kintetsu connecting private rail Hanshin Namba Line (阪神なんば線) between Nishi-Kujō (西九条) and Namba (難波) in 2009 and the elimination of the Sumiyoshi - Sumiyoshi Kōen connection on the Hankai Tramway in 2016.




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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Osaka tram map – 2016



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ROUTES

SUBURBAN TRAM ROUTES

Operator: 南海電気鉄道 (Nankai Railway)

Ue 上町線 Uemachi Line 天王寺駅 (Tennōji Station) – 住吉 (Sumiyoshi) - 我孫子道 (Abikomichi) - 浜寺 (Hamadera)
Ha 阪堺線 Hankai Line 恵美須町 (Ebisu-chō) – 住吉 (Sumiyoshi) - 我孫子道 (Abikomichi)

SUBWAY ROUTES

Operator: 大阪市交通局 (Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau)

1 御堂筋線 Midōsuji Line 千里中央 (Senri-Chūō) – 新大阪駅 (New Ōsaka Station) – 梅田 (Umeda) – 本町 (Honmachi) – なんば (難波) (Namba) – 大国町 (Daikokuchō) – 天王寺 (Tennōji) – あびこ (Abiko) – 中百舌鳥 (Nakamozu)
2 谷町線 Tanimachi Line 大日 (Dainichi) – 太子橋今市 (Taishibashi-Imaichi) – 都島 (Miyakojima) – 天神橋筋六 (Tenjinbashi-suji-6) – 梅田 (Umeda) – 天満橋 (Tenma-bashi) – 谷町 (Tanimachi) – 天王寺 (Tennōji) – 平野 (Hirano) – 八尾南 (Yaominami)
3 四つ橋線 Yotsubashi Line 西梅田 (West Umeda) – 大国町 (Daikokuchō) – 玉出 (Tamade) – 住之江公園 (Suminoe-Kōen)
4 中央線 Chūō Line コスモスクエア (Cosmosquare) – 大阪港 (Ōsaka Harbour) – 阿波座 (Awaza) – 本町 (Honmachi) – 谷町 (Tanimachi) – 深江橋 (Fukaebashi) – 長田 (Nagata)
5 千日前線 Sennichi-mae Line 野田阪神 (Noda Hanshin) – 阿波座 (Awaza) – 桜川 (Sakura-gawa) – 今里 (Imazato) – 南巽 (Minami-Tatsumi)
6 堺筋線 Sakaisuji Line 天神橋筋六 (Tenjinbashi-suji-6) – 北浜 (Kitahama) – 恵美須町 (Ebisu-chō) – 天下茶屋 (Tengachaya)
7 長堀鶴見緑地線 Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line 大正 (Taishō) – 谷町 (Tanimachi) – 蒲生四 (Gamō-4) – 門真南 (Kadoma-Minami)
8 今里筋線 Imazatosuji Line 今里 (Imazato) – 蒲生四 (Gamō-4) – 太子橋今市 (Taishibashi-Imaichi) – 井高野 (Itakano)

ELEVATED GUIDEWAY LRT (NEW TRAM) ROUTE

Operator: 大阪市交通局 (Osaka Municipal Transportation Bureau)

   南港ポートタウン線 Nankō Port Town Line コスモスクエア (Cosmosquare) – 住之江公園 (Suminoe-Kōen)

MONORAIL ROUTES

Operator: 大阪高速鉄道株式会社 (Osaka Monorail Co., Ltd.)

   本線 Main Line 大阪国際空港 (Ōsaka Airport) – 万博記念公園 (Banpaku-Kinen-Kōen) – 大日 (Dainichi) – 門真市 (Kadoma-shi)
   彩都線 Saito Line 万博記念公園 (Banpaku-Kinen-Kōen) – 彩都西 (Saito West)


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Suburban tramway:18.6 km.
  • Subway : 130 km.
  • Elevated LRT (New Tram): 7.9 km.
  • Monorail: 28 km


HISTORY

  • Municipal tramway: 1903 - 31 Mar. 1969.
  • Suburban tramway: 20 Sept. 1900 - today.
  • Municipal subway: 20 May 1933 - today.
  • Elevated guideway LRT (New Tram): 16 March 1981 - today.
  • Monorail: 1 June 1990 - today.

GAUGE

  • Municipal tramway: 1435 mm.
  • Suburban tramway: 1435 mm.
  • Municipal subway: 1435 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.
  • Forty, R. and Higgins, J.W. "Japan today (Part 5: Osaka and Kyoto)", Modern Tramway and Light Rail Transit, Nov. 1977 (40:479), p.376-387.
  • 原口隆行 (Haraguchi, T.) 日本の路面電車 I (Japan's Street Railways, Pt.I) Tokyo: JTB, 2000.
  • 辰巳博、福田静二 (Tatsumi, H. & Fukuda, S.) 大阪市電が走った街今昔 (Ōsaka City tramways - Yesterday and today). Tokyo: JTB, 2000.

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