Central Japan Railway Company Central Japan Railway Company
, Japanese pronunciation: [Tōkai Ryokaku Tetsudō Kabushiki-gaisha]
Passenger Railway Stock Company") is the main railway company operating in the Chūbu
) region of central Japan. It is officially abbreviated in English as JR Central
and in Japanese as JR Tōkai(Japanese: JR東海). Tōkai
is a reference to the geographical region
in which the company chiefly operates.
Central Japan Railway Company
JR Central is Japan's most profitable and highest throughput high-speed-rail operator, carrying 138 million high-speed-rail passengers in 2009, considerably more than the world's largest airline.
Japan recorded a total of 289 million high-speed-rail passengers in 2009.
Named train services
The JR Central Group consists of JR Central and the following affiliates:
Hotels and resorts
JR Central Towers
in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, the world's largest train station complex by floor area
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- ^ a b c d e Central Japan Railway Company. Annual Report 2015 (PDF) (Report). Retrieved 10 January 2016.
- ^ a b Central Japan Railway Company. "Organization Chart (As of July, 2008)". Retrieved June 30, 2009.
- ^ Central Japan Railway Company. "Notice concerning Change of Specified Subsidiary"(PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on February 5, 2009. Retrieved July 1, 2009.
- ^ Central Japan Railway Company. "Corporate Data". Retrieved June 28, 2009.
- ^ a b Cooper, Chris (2011-02-08). "Rail's Cash-Flow King Stakes $62 Billion on Tokyo Maglev Train". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2012-06-12.
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