Matsuura Railway

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Matsuura Railway MR-600 train

Matsuura Railway (松浦鉄道 Matsuura tetsudō?) is a third sector railway company in Nagasaki and Saga Prefecture in Japan.

Principal investors[edit]

  • Nagasaki Prefecture (13.7%)[1]
  • Lucky Taxi (10.2%)
  • Tsuji Industry (10.2%)
  • Saihi Motor (10.2%)

History[edit]

The company was established in December 1987, and took over operation of the former JNR Matsuura Line on 1 April 1988, becoming the Nishi-Kyūshū Line.[2]

Line[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nagasaki Prefecture financial status table (2007) Retrieved on 15 September 2009. (Japanese)
  2. ^ Terada, Hirokazu (July 2002). データブック日本の私鉄 (Databook: Japan's Private Railways). Japan: Neko Publishing. ISBN 4-87366-874-3. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Matsuura Railway at Wikimedia Commons