List of railway companies in Japan

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List of railway companies in Japan lists Japanese railway operators.

Those in italics are the third sector operators; being half-public, half-private.

Japan Railways Group[edit]

The Japan Railways Group consists of the seven companies that were formed after the privatization of the Japanese National Railways (日本国有鉄道?).

Passenger only

Freight only

Major sixteen private railways[edit]

Kantō region
Chūbu region
Kansai region
Kyūshū region

Semi-major six private railways[edit]

Kantō region
Kansai region

Other private and third sector railways[edit]

From north to south by prefecture where railway operations are headquartered. Category-3 railway operators and subsidiary companies are not listed. Some English names are unofficial.

Tōhoku region[edit]

 Aomori
 Iwate
 Miyagi
 Akita
 Yamagata
 Fukushima

Kantō region[edit]

 Ibaraki
 Tochigi
 Gunma
 Saitama
 Chiba
 Tōkyō
 Kanagawa

Chūbu region[edit]

 Niigata

Subaru

 Toyama
 Ishikawa
 Fukui
 Yamanashi
 Nagano
 Gifu
 Shizuoka
 Aichi
 Mie

Kansai region[edit]

 Shiga
 Kyōto
 Ōsaka
 Hyōgo
 Wakayama

Chūgoku region[edit]

 Tottori
 Shimane
 Okayama
 Yamaguchi

Shikoku region[edit]

 Tokushima
 Kagawa
 Ehime
 Kōchi

Kyūshū region[edit]

 Fukuoka
 Nagasaki
 Kumamoto

Subways[edit]

Monorails[edit]

New transit systems[edit]

Trams[edit]

Funiculars[edit]

Trolleybuses[edit]

Freight only companies[edit]

Selected discontinued companies[edit]

Those with English articles are listed here.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Still active as a bus operator