Tag Archives: Japan

Toei Subway

Toei Subway Information Toei or Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation is a rapid transit system that serves the city of Tokyo in Japan, in addition to the Tokyo Metro, and both of them together form the Tokyo Subway system. The system began operations in the year 1960, and presently has 4 lines that serve 106… Read More »

Sapporo Municipal Subway

Sapporo Municipal Subway Information The Sapporo Municipal Subway is a 49 km long network, that operates on 3 lines, serving 49 stations in total. This underground system which began operations in the year 1971, operates in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. Sapporo City Transportation Bureau is the body that is given the responsibility of handling its operations. … Read More »

Tokyo Metro

Tokyo Metro Information The Tokyo Metro is a rapid transit system that serves the capital city of Japan, Tokyo. The system began operations in 1927 as Tokyo Underground Railway. It presently has 9 lines serving 179 stations, and a total track length of 195.1 km. The system is operated by Tokyo Metro Co. Ltd., which… Read More »

Osaka Municipal Subway

Osaka Municipal Subway Information Every metro system is different. The Osaka Municipal Subway is the only subway system in Japan that can be classified as a tramway. This ‘tramway’, which has most of the characteristics of a metro system operates on 8 lines and constitutes an important part of the Greater Osaka public transportation system.… Read More »

Nagoya Municipal Subway

Nagoya Municipal Subway Information An important component of the Greater Nagoya transport network, the Nagoya Municipal Subway is at the disposal of the public of Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. With Hatchii as it’s official character, out of the 47 lines of the Greater Nagoya transport network, the subway operates on 6 of those lines, serving a… Read More »

Yokohama Municipal Subway

Yokohama Municipal Subway Information The system is a rapid transit system in the city of Yokohama in Japan. The system began operations on 12th April 1972 and presently has 2 lines (Blue and Green) that serve 42 stations. The network has a total system length of 53.4 kilometers (33.2 miles). It is operated by Yokohama… Read More »