The Aterazawa Line (左沢線 Aterazawa-sen) is a railway line in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It connects Kita-Yamagata Station in Yamagata with Aterazawa Station in Ōe. All trains run through to and from Yamagata Station.
A KiHa 101 DMU on the Aterazawa Line
|Rolling stock||KiHa 101 DMUs|
|Line length||24.3 km (15.10 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
- All stations are located in Yamagata Prefecture.
- All trains stop at every station.
- Trains can pass one another at stations marked "◇", "v", and "^".
|Yamagata||山形||-||-1.9||Yamagata Shinkansen, Ōu Main Line (for Yonezawa)||v||Yamagata|
|Kita-Yamagata||北山形||1.9||0.0||Ōu Main Line (for Shinjō), Senzan Line*||◇|
|Uzen-Yamabe||羽前山辺||3.4||6.5||◇||Yamanobe, Higashimurayama District|
|Uzen-Kanezawa||羽前金沢||3.0||9.5||｜||Nakayama, Higashimurayama District|
|Aterazawa||左沢||2.0||24.3||｜||Ōe, Nishimurayama District|
- KiHa 101 DMUs
The line was opened to Uzen-Nagasaki in 1921, and extended to Aterazawa the following year. CTC signalling was commissioned on the line in 1982.
Former connecting lines
The Sanzan Electric Railway operated an 11 km line from Uzen-Takamatsu Station to Mazawa, electrified at 600 V DC, between 1926 and 1974.
This article incorporates material from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia.
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