The company logo since 2007
Sanyo Electric Railway headquarters in Nagata, Kobe, Hyogo
Sanyo Electric Railway Co., Ltd. (山陽電気鉄道株式会社 San'yō Denki-tetsudō Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese private railway operating company based in western Hyōgo Prefecture. It runs local and express rail service between Himeji and Kobe, and also connects directly with Hanshin Main Line to Osaka.
As of 1 April 2014
, the company owns and operates the following train types.
From fiscal 2015, new three-car 6000 series EMUs are scheduled to be introduced.
Sanyo also operates bus service in Kobe (mainly Tarumi-ku) and Akashi.