Chiba Urban Monorail - Japan

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The Chiba Urban Monorail is a two-line suspended monorail system located in Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It is owned and operated by Chiba Urban Monorail Co., Ltd.

The first segment (Line 2 from Sports Center Station to Chishirodai Station) opened on March 28, 1988, the remainder 11 years later on March 24, 1999. The PASMO contactless smart card can be purchase fares.

It is the longest suspended monorail system at 15.2 km in track length. The Chongqing Monorail is the longest of monorail system.

Line 1 connects Chiba Minato Station and Kencho-mae Station by a 3.2 km multiple-track route. Operating at 1500 VDC, trains make four intermediate stops.

Line 2 connects Chiba Station and Chishiro-dai Station. Operating at 1500 VDC, trains make 11 intermediate stops on the 12.0 km multiple-track route. Nearly all trains continue on Line 1 to Chiba-Minato Station.