#118: Meijo Line (category: railway line)
Meijo Line is a subway line in Nagoya City (refer to #058) and has 28 stations on it. About 500,000 people get on and off trains on the line every day. It is one of the two subway loop lines in Japan and the other is Oedo Line (refer to #116) in Tokyo.
The name "Meijo" is another name of Nagoya Castle, one of this city's landmarks. "Mei" in "Meijo" is a different pronunciation of "Na" in "Nagoya" and "Jo" means "castle". The word "Meijo" can also indicate "fine castle".
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