Noto Railway

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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.

Noto Railway is a third sector company, which means (in Japanese sense) 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]

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


  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.

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