The Amagi Line(甘木線,Amagi-sen?) is a Japaneserailway line connecting Kiyama Station (on the Kagoshima Main Line), Kiyama and Amagi Station, Asakura. This is the only railway line Amagi Railway(甘木鉄道,Amagi Tetsudō?) operates. The company or the line is also called Amatetsu(甘鉄?) locally. The third sector company (in Japanese sense) took former Japanese National Railways (JNR) line in 1986. The line functions as a commuter rail for Fukuoka. As such, the line is steadily making profits, unlike most other third sector lines. The Kirin Brewery Co. is a shareholder of the company as a result of the former ~1km siding from Tachiarai that serviced its nearby brewery.