The core of JR Central's operations is the Tokaido Shinkansen, the main transportation artery linking Japan's principal metropolitan areas of Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka. The company also operates a network of 12 conventional lines centered on the Nagoya and Shizuoka areas.
Percentages of Japan as a whole
JR Central's market area is calculated taking the following prefectures into account Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Ibaraki, Shizuoka, Yamanashi, Nagano, Aichi, Mie, Gifu, Shiga, Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Nara
Population: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications "Population, Demographics and Number of Households Derived from Basic Resident Registration"
Total production by prefecture: Cabinet Office "Report on Prefectural Accounts"