Nambu Line

Nambu Line 南武線

The Nambu Line is a JR line in greater Tokyo connecting Tachikawa Station in Tachikawa, Tokyo with Kawasaki Station in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture.

The Nambu Line is 45km long. There is also a branch line from Shitte to Hama-Kawasaki with stops at Hatchonawate, Kawasaki-Shinmachi, Odasakae Station and Hama-Kawasaki.

Nambu Line, Tokyo, Japan.
Nambu Line
Nambu Line, Tokyo, Japan.
JR Nambu Line

History

The Nambu Line was completed between 1927-1930 and was nationalized during World War II. The line is now operated by JR East.

Nambu Line, Tokyo, Japan.
Nambu Line Train, Tokyo

Nambu Line Stations

The full list of stations (and intersections) from Tachikawa Station to Kawasaki Station is: Kawasaki (Tokaido Main Line, Keihin-Tohoku Line, Keikyu Main Line, Keikyu Daishi Line (Keikyu Kawasaki), Shiite (Nambu Branch Line), Yako, Kashimada (Yokosuka Line, Shonan-Shinjuku Line), Hirama, Mukaigawara, Musashi-Kosugi (Shonan-Shinjuku Line, Yokosuka Line, Tokyu Toyoko Line, Tokyu Meguro Line), Musashi-Nakahara, Musashi-Shinjo, Musashi-Mizunokuchi (Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line, Tokyu Oimachi Line), Tsudayama, Kuji, Shukugawara, Noborito (Odakyu Odawara Line), Nakanoshima, Inadazutsumi (Keio Sagamihara Line), Yanokuchi, Inagi-Naganuma, Minami-Tama (Seibu Tamagawa Line), Fuchu-Hommachi (Musashino Line), Bubaigawara (Keio Line), Nishifu, Yaho, Yagawa, Nishi-Kunitachi, Tachikawa (Chuo Main Line, Ome Line, Tama Toshi Monorail Line).

Nambu Line, Tokyo, Japan.
Inadazutsumi Station, Nambu Line

Nambu Line Information

Rapid trains (about two an hour from 9am-4pm) do not stop at all stations. Other trains are classed as local trains and stop at all stations.

The first Nambu Line train leaves Kawasaki Station for Tachikawa at 4.49am with the last train at 11.32pm. There are later trains going only as far as Noborito, Musashi-Nakahara and Musashi-Mizonokuchi. From Tachikawa, the first Nambu Line train leaves for Kawasaki Station at 4.47am with the last train at 11.32. There are later trains but only as far as Musashi-Nakahara.

Services are less frequent on weekends and public holidays.

For complete timetables and updates please check the JR East website below.

JR East

Nambu Line Video

Nambu Line, Tokyo, Japan.
Musashi-Kosugi Station on the Nambu Line

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