Hiroshima Electric Railway

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Hiroshima Electric Railway Co., Ltd.
Public KK
Traded as TYO: 9033
Industry Transportation (streetcar, bus),
Real estate
Founded June 18, 1910
Headquarters 2-9-29 Higashisenda-machi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-8610, Japan
Number of employees
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 2015
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".

From January 2008 the company has accepted PASPY, a smart card ticket system.

This is the longest tram network in Japan, with 35.1 km (21.8 mi).

Railway and streetcar[edit]

Key terminal stations[edit]

List of lines and routes[edit]

Bus services[edit]

City area
Suburb area

28 Bus routes for the suburbs. Most suburban lines departs from Hiroshima Bus Center (ja)

Main bus stations[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 車両紹介 ‐ 単車 Archived 2008-02-11 at the Wayback Machine. (Cars: Single cars) of the Hiroshima Electric Railway official website. Retrieved on February 15, 2008.

External links[edit]