Akabane Line

The Akabane Line (Japanese赤 羽 线, Akabane - sen) is part of the Network of East Japan Railway Company (JR East) in northern Tokyo. An independent label Akabane - line, however, was abolished in 1985, since then the trains on the track Saikyo Line.

The Akabane Line connects Ikebukuro with the Akabane transit station train station. In Akabane, the Saikyo Line and Shonan -Shinjuku Line from Ōmiya coming, which continue from here to Shinjuku to meet and connect the Kehin - Tōhoku Line and Utsonomiya - line which Akabane with Ueno.

The trains on the route are notorious for being particularly clogged commuter times even for Tokyo standards.


  • Length: 5.5 km
  • Gauge: 1067 mm
  • Number of stations: 4
  • Power supply: 1500 V =
  • Maximum speed: 100 km / h


  • Ikebukuro (池袋)
  • Itabashi (板桥)
  • JUJO (十条)
  • Akabane (赤 羽)
  • Railway in Japan
  • Track width 1067 mm
  • Traffic ( Tokyo Prefecture)