Noto Railway

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NotoTetudou Corporation
Native name
のと鉄道株式会社
TypeThird sector
GenreRail transport
Founded30 April 1987
Headquarters
Japan
Area served
Ishikawa
ServicesPassenger railway
Websitewww.nototetsu.co.jp
Line of Noto Railway as of 2009

Noto Railway (のと鉄道, Noto Tetsudō) is a railway company on the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan.

Outline[edit]

Noto Railway is a third-sector company, which means (in Japanese terminology) a corporation jointly funded by private entities and local governments. Noto Railway's major shareholders are Ishikawa Prefecture (33.6% ownership), Hokkoku Bank (5.0%), town of Noto (4.2%), Hokuriku Bank (4.2%), and others.[1][2]

Railway lines[edit]

It presently operates a part of the Nanao Line and previously operated the Noto Line.

History[edit]

Others[edit]

NT201Hanasaku Iroha Collaboration Car[3][4][5]

The railway company collaborated with Hanasaku Iroha in between 2011 and 2012 at the first time. But, the company has collaborated with Hanasaku Iroha since 2013 again due to a favorable response.[6]

Besides, Express Yunosagi (急行ゆのさぎ) has been run since 2013 by interested persons who is named as Tetsudo Yuso (鉄道遊走, Tetsudō Yūsō) .[7] The trains used to ride at free. But, when you ride on the trains you pay the fares for riding on local services since 2019.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kokudo Kōtsū Shō Tetsudō Kyoku (2007). Tetsudō Yōran (Heisei 19 Nendo) (in Japanese). Tokyo: Denkisha Kenkyūkai. p. 245. ISBN 978-4-88548-110-9.
  2. ^ Official Instagram
  3. ^ About running Express Yunosagi when collaborate Noto Railway with Hanasaku Iroha
  4. ^ Timetable for Extra
  5. ^ Passengers who have vail tickets available on the Extra trains
  6. ^ about collaboration car
  7. ^ OfficialWebsite

External links[edit]

Media related to Noto Railway at Wikimedia Commons