The Yamaguchi Line (山口線) of Seibu Railway is a 2. 8 km manually-driven rubber-tyred people mover that runs between in Higashimurayama, Tokyo and in Tokorozawa, Saitama in Japan. +more The line has an official nickname Leo Liner, after 'Leo', the hero of Kimba the White Lion, who is also the mascot of Saitama Seibu Lions baseball team. The line is the only people mover that is operated by one of Japan's major private railway companies.

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History

In 1950, the predecessor of the line opened as an attraction ride called Fantasy Train (おとぎ列車), running through the amusement area developed by Seibu Railway and its allies. Battery-powered locomotives were used at the time, running on gauge track. +more In 1952, it legally became a train line, with the official name Seibu Yamaguchi Line. In 1984, the steam and battery powered railway closed, The next year, the new people mover line opened, mostly along the same route.

Stations and service

All trains stop at all stations.

No.Station nameJapaneseTransfersNearest facilitiesLocation
多摩湖Seibu Tamako LineSeibuen Golf Course, Seibuen Keirin Course, Tama Lake (Murayama Reservoir)Higashimurayama, Tokyo
西武園ゆうえんちSeibuen Amusement ParkTokorozawa, Saitama
西武球場前Seibu Sayama LineSeibu Dome, Sayama Lakeside Cemetery, Sayama Ski Resort, Seibu Dome Tennis Court, "Unesco Village" (Lily Park)Tokorozawa, Saitama

Seibu Yamaguchi Line