Kyoto Tango Railway

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Kyoto Tango Railway
Kyoto Tango Railway System Map
Miyafuku Line (宮福線), Miyamai Line (宮舞線) and Miyatoyo Line (宮豊線)
Dates of operation 2015 (2015)
Predecessor Kitakinki Tango Railway
Track gauge 1,067 mm
Length 114.0 km
Headquarters Miyazu, Kyoto
Website trains.willer.co.jp

The Kyoto Tango Railway (京都丹後鉄道, Kyōto Tango Tetsudō), or Tantetsu (丹鉄), is a railway system in Kyoto Prefecture and Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan operated by Willer Trains Inc. headquartered in Miyazu, Kyoto.[1]

Company[edit]

The operating company Willer Trains Inc. is a subsidiary of Willer Alliance Inc. Willer Trains is the first railway company in the Willer group, which primarily operating in the industry of bus services.[1][2]

Lines[edit]

The Kyoto Tango Railway consists of the following three lines:[1]

The operation as the Kyoto Tango Railway began on April 1, 2015 succeeding the train operation function of the Kitakinki Tango Railway, which still owns the tracks and rolling stocks of the railway.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d 小佐野カゲトシ (April 1, 2015). "ウィラー初の鉄道路線「京都丹後鉄道」スタート…北近畿タンゴ鉄道の運行引き継ぐ". Response (in Japanese). Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  2. ^ 大坂 直樹 (June 22, 2014). "高速バスの"革命児"が挑む、赤字鉄道の再生". Toyokeizai (in Japanese). Retrieved April 4, 2015. 

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