Yokkaichi Asunarou Railway

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System map of the Yokkaichi Asunarou Railway

The Yokkaichi Asunarou Railway (四日市あすなろう鉄道, Yokkaichi Asunarō Tetsudō) is a railway company in Yokkaichi, Mie, Japan. The company operates the Utsube Line and the Hachiōji Line in Yokkaichi. Both lines are 762 mm (2 ft 6 in) gauge railways.[1]

The company took over the control of the lines and started the operation on April 1, 2015. Until the day before, the lines were operated by Kintetsu Railway, a major private railway operator, as branches of the Kintetsu Nagoya Line.[1]

Seventy-five percent of the share of the company is owned by Kintetsu and the remainder is owned by the Yokkaichi city government.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c 小佐野カゲトシ (April 1, 2015). "四日市あすなろう鉄道がスタート…近鉄内部・八王子線を引き継ぎ". Response (in Japanese). Retrieved April 1, 2015. 

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