Kumamoto City Transportation Bureau
|Kumamoto City Transportation Bureau|
|Transit type||Light rail|
|Number of lines||2|
|Headquarters||5-chome-1-40 Oe, Chuo-ku|
|Began operation||16 November 1921|
|Track gauge||1,435 mm (4 ft 8+1⁄2 in) standard gauge|
The bureau operates 2 tram lines within the city.
The fare is a flat 170 yen for adults, 90 yen for children, payable by cash or public transit card (including Nimoca, ICOCA, Suica, and Pasmo).
Bus lines in the city were formerly operated by the agency, but have since been privatized.
The city government has operated tram lines since 1924, and bus lines since 1927, but the current transportation bureau was formed in 1944.
Kumamoto City Tram
Currently, Kumamoto City Tram (熊本市電, Kumamoto Shiden) has five lines in official count, but with only two routes regularly in service.
Lines and routes
|Kumamoto City Trams|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Kumamoto City Transportation Bureau.|
- (in Japanese) Official website—English version of official map
- (in Japanese) Kumamoto Shiden Database, unofficial fansite.
- (in Japanese) Kumamoto-city Transportation Museum, unofficial fansite.
- Network map