Yamanote Line

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Yamanote Line
JY
E235系 山手線@有楽町.jpg
A Yamanote Line E235 series EMU in Julie 2017
Owerview
Native name 山手線
Teep Hivy rail
Locale Tokyo
Termini Shinagawa (luip)
Stations 29
Daily ridership 1,097,093 (daily 2015)[1]
Operation
Appent 1885
Operator(s) JR logo (east).svgJR East
Depot(s) Tokyo General Rowin Stock Centre (near Ōsaki Station)
Rowin stock E231-500 series, E235 series
Technical
Line lenth 34.5 km (21.4 mi)
Nummer o tracks 2
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification 1,500 V DC owerheid line
Operatin speed 90 km/h (55 mph)
Route map
TokyoYamanoteAreaLines.png

The Yamanote Line (山手線, Yamanote-sen) is a railway luip line in Tokyo, Japan, operatit bi East Japan Railway Company (JR East). It is ane o Tokyo's busiest an maist important lines, connectin maist o Tokyo's major stations an urban centres, includin the Yūrakuchō/Ginza aurie, Shibuya, Shinjuku, an Ikebukuro, wi aw but twa o its 29 stations connectin tae ither railway or unnergrund (subway) lines.

The "Yamanote Line" as an offeecial line name indicates the tracks atween Shinagawa an Tabata that is uised bi local trains on thair ain tracks as well as the parallel Yamanote Freicht Line which is uised bi Saikyō Line an Shōnan-Shinjuku Line trains, some leemitit express services, an freicht trains. However, in everyday uisage the "Yamanote Line" refers tae the entire 34.5 km luip line served bi local trains. (This airticle uises the same defineetion.)

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