Abukuma Express 8100 series train at Tsukinoki Station
|Locale||Northern Fukushima Prefecture and southwest Miyagi Prefecture|
|Transit type||Commuter rail|
|Number of lines||1|
|Number of stations||23|
|Headquarters||Date, Fukushima, Japan|
|Began operation||April 5, 1984|
AbukumaExpress, Ltd. (阿武隈急行株式会社 Abukuma Kyūkō Kabushiki Gaisha) is a railway transportation company headquartered in Date, Fukushima, Japan.
AbukumaExpress was founded on April 5, 1984, as a third-sector railway for the purpose of taking over operation of Japanese National Railways' Marumori Line, which ran 17.4 km and linked Marumori Station to Tsukinoki Station.
The Marumori Line was reopened as the Abukuma Express Line on July 1, 1986, operated by AbukumaExpress. The Abukuma Express Line was extended to Fukushima Station in the south from July 1, 1988.
AbukumaExpress operates the Abukuma Express Line, which runs 54.9 km from Fukushima Station in the south to Tsukinoki Station in the north.
The shareholders of AbukumaExpress consist primarily of local and prefectural governments.
|Shareholder||Number of shares||Percentage of shares|
|Nine unnamed shareholders||739||2.5%|
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