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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Aichi Loop Line

愛知環状鉄道線

The 45km long, north-south Aichi Loop Line connects Kozoji Station in Kasugai with Okazaki via Toyota in Aichi Prefecture near Nagoya. Despite its name the line does not perform a loop but runs roughly north from Okazaki to Kozoji which is north east of central Nagoya.

Aichi Loop Line train at Shin-Toyota Station


The Aichi Loop Line (Aikan) serves as a commuter line for workers at the car plants at Mikawa Toyota.

The main intersection stations are Okazaki Station in Okazaki on the JR Tokaido Line, Naka-Okazaki on the Meitetsu Nagoya Line, Shin-Toyota, a short walk from Toyota-shi Station in Toyota-shi on the Meitetsu Mikawa Line, Yakusa on the Linimo, Setoshi close to Shin-Seto on the Meitetsu Seto Line and Kozoji Station on the Chuo Main Line.

The complete list of stations on the Aichi Loop Line is: Okazaki, Mutsuna, Naka-Okazaki, Daimon Kitano-Masuzuka, Mikawa-Kamigo, Ekaku, Suenohara, Mikawa-Toyota, Shin-Uwagoromo, Shin-Toyota, Aikan-Umetsubo, Shigo, Kaizu, Homi, Sasabara, Yakusa, Yamaguchi, Setoguchi, Setoshi, Nakamizuno and Kozoji.

Aikan train at Shin-Toyota Station


Visitors to Toyota Kaikan should alight at Mikawa Toyota. For Kaisho Forest the nearest station is Yamaguchi.


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