Hiroshima Electric Railway

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Hiroshima Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
広島電鉄株式会社
Type Public TYO: 9033
Industry Transportation (streetcar, bus),
Real estate
Founded June 18, 1910
Headquarters 2-9-29 Higashisenda-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-8610, Japan
Employees 1,377
Website www.hiroden.co.jp
Green Mover Max- the latest streetcar in Hiroshima
Old and new Hiroden streetcars
Hiroden cars 651 and 652, which survived the atomic bomb [1] and were still running in Hiroshima as of 2008
Damaged and derailed Hiroden 651 on August 9, 1945
Hiroden bus

Hiroshima Electric Railway Co., Ltd. (広島電鉄株式会社 Hiroshima Dentetsu Kabushiki-gaisha?) is a Japanese transportation company established on June 18, 1910, that operates streetcars and buses in and around Hiroshima Prefecture. It is known as "Hiroden" (広電?) for short.

The company's rolling stock includes an eclectic range of trams manufactured from across Japan and Europe, earning it the nickname "The Moving Streetcar Museum".

The company accepts PASPY, a smart card ticket system, from January 2008.

Railway and streetcar[edit]

Key terminal stations[edit]

List of lines and routes[edit]

Bus services[edit]

City area

Main bus stations[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 車両紹介 ‐ 単車 (Cars: Single cars) of the Hiroshima Electric Railway official website. Retrieved on February 15, 2008.

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