Taiheiyō Coal Services and Transportation Rinkō Line

Taiheiyō Coal Services and Transportation Rinkō Line

The is a Japanese freight only railway line between Harutori and Shireto, all within Kushiro, Hokkaidō. This is the only railway line of . The line is the only private railway in Hokkaidō, as well as the only surviving colliery railway in Japan. The first section of the line opened in 1925. It also had a passenger service until 1966. The line transports coals from the mine to Port of Kushiro.

Basic data

  • Distance: 4.0 km
  • Gauge: 1,067 mm
  • Stations: 2
  • Track: single
  • Traction: internal combustion (diesel)

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