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Operating Area

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.

Operating Kilometers

Tokaido Shinkansen 552.6km
Conventional Railway Tokaido Line 360.1km Gotemba Line 60.2km
Minobu Line 88.4km lida Line 195.7km
Taketoyo Line 19.3km Takayama Line 189.2km
Chuo Line 174.8km Taita Line 17.8km
Kansai Line 59.9km Kisei Line 180.2km
Meisho Line 43.5km Sangu Line 29.1km
Conventional Line 1,418.2km
Total 1,970.8km


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"