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Aso Boy

The Aso Boy is a limited express train service in Kyushu, Japan, operated by Kyushu Railway Company since June 2011. The train normally runs between Kumamoto and Miyaji via Aso on the Hōhi Main Line.

BEC819 series

The BEC819 series, branded DENCHA ", is a two-car battery electric multiple unit train operated by Kyushu Railway Company on inter-running services over the Fukuhoku Yutaka Line and Chikuhō Main Line in Fukuoka Prefecture in northern Kyushu, Japa ...

Beetle (JR Kyushu)

Beetle is a hydrofoil ferry service that travels between Fukuoka, Japan and Busan, South Korea. It is operated by JR Kyushu Jet Ferry, a division of Kyushu Railway Company. Although journey times are longer, ferry travel is generally much cheaper ...

JNR Class DD16

The Class DD16 is a four-axle Bo-Bo wheel arrangement diesel-hydraulic locomotive type operated in Japan since 1972. A total of 65 locomotives were built between 1971 and 1975, and as of 1 April 2016, one locomotive remains in service, operated b ...

JR Freight Class DF200

The Class DF200 is a Bo-Bo-Bo wheel arrangement diesel-electric locomotive type operated by Japan Freight Railway in Hokkaido, Japan. As of 1 March 2017, JR Freight operates 48 Class DF200s, and JR Kyushu operates one DF200-7000.

Hayato no Kaze

The Hayato no Kaze is a limited express service in Japan which runs between Kagoshima-Chūō Station and Yoshimatsu Station via the Kagoshima Main Line, Nippō Main Line, and Hisatsu Line. It is operated by Kyushu Railway Company.

Ibusuki no Tamatebako

The Ibusuki no Tamatebako is a limited express service operated by Kyushu Railway Company in Japan since March 2011. It operates between Kagoshima-Chūō Station and Ibusuki Station via the Ibusuki Makurazaki Line.

Kamome

Kamome is a limited express train operated by JR Kyushu in Japan. It operates between Hakata and Nagasaki on the Kagoshima Main Line and the Nagasaki Main Line. Kamome means seagull in Japanese.

Kawasemi Yamasemi

On November 9, 2016, JR Kyushu released a press release detailing its new themed limited express, Kawasemi Yamasemi, scheduled to debut in spring 2017. On December 16, 2016, it was revealed that the new train would begin operation on March 4, 201 ...

N700 Series Shinkansen

The N700 series is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train with tilting capability developed jointly by JR Central and JR West for use on the Tokaido and Sanyō Shinkansen lines since 2007, and also operated by JR Kyushu on the Kyushu Shinkansen li ...

Nichirin

The Nichirin and Nichirin Sea Gaia are limited express train services in Japan operated by JR Kyushu which run from Miyazaki Airport station to Oita and the Sea Gaia service continues to Beppu and Hakata. The Dream Nichirin overnight train servic ...

SL Hitoyoshi

The SL Hitoyoshi is a steam hauled excursion train operated by the Kyushu Railway Company on the Kagoshima Main Line and the Hisatsu Line since April 2009.

Sonic (train)

Sonic is the name used by Kyushu Railway Company for the limited express train service operating between Hakata and Ōita via Kokura and Beppu along the Kagoshima Main Line and Nippō Main Line in Kyushu, Japan. It runs every 30 minutes at a speed ...

Umisachi Yamasachi

The train began operation on October 10, 2009, and is a 2-car limited express which runs to the resort town of Nichinan along the Nippō Main Line and the Nichinan Line. The consist is that of two converted Kiha 125 series 400 units; car 1, conver ...

YC1 series

The YC1 series is a hybrid diesel-electric multiple unit train type on order by Kyushu Railway Company in Japan. One two-car train was delivered in June 2018 for testing in preparation for full production and entry into revenue service.

Keane (company)

Keane NTT is a Boston-based Information Technology services unit of NTT Data Corporation, itself a subsidiary of the Japanese national phone company, NTT Group. It offers Application Services, as well as Infrastructure and Business Process Outsou ...

NTT Comware

NTT Comware Corporation is a system integration company which serves mainly the NTT Group. It started as the old NTTs IT Services department and was incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT in 1997.

Omiya Ardija

Omiya Ardija is a professional association football club based in Ōmiya in Saitama, Japan. Its "hometown" as designated by the league is the whole of Saitama city, which is shared with neighbours Urawa Red Diamonds. Omiya competed in the J1 Leagu ...

Roasso Kumamoto

Roasso Kumamoto is a Japanese football club based in Kumamoto, the capital city of Kumamoto Prefecture. Roasso Kumamoto was promoted to J2 League for the first time at the end of the 2007 season, and played their first season in 2008 where they f ...

Sharp SH906i

Devil May Cry for SH Japanese-Chinese translator for SH Manga/Book Reader TV Remote Web Dictionary GPS Google Mobile Maps DCMX Mobile Wallet Service Japanese-English translator for SH FeliCa

TwinVQ

TwinVQ is an audio compression technique developed by Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation Human Interface Laboratories in 1994. The compression technique has been used in both standardized and proprietary designs.

JR Shikoku 1200 series

The 1200 series is a single-car diesel multiple unit train type operated on local regional services by Shikoku Railway Company in Japan since 2008. The fleet of 18 cars was converted from former 1000 series DMU cars to allow operation in conjunct ...

JR Shikoku 1500 series

Passenger accommodation in the set built up to January 2012 consists of transverse flip-over seating arranged 2+2 abreast. Sets built from 2013 onward have a mixture of transverse and longitudinal seating.

JR Shikoku 2600 series

The 2600 series is a two-car tilting diesel multiple unit train type operated by Shikoku Railway Company in Japan since August 2017 on limited express services in Shikoku.

JR Shikoku 6000 series

The 6000 series is a suburban electric multiple unit train type operated by Shikoku Railway Company in Shikoku, Japan, since 1996.

8600 series

The 8600 series is a tilting limited express electric multiple unit train type operated by Shikoku Railway Company in Shikoku, Japan, on Ishizuchi limited express services between Takamatsu and Matsuyama since June 2014, replacing ageing 2000 ser ...

Ashizuri (train)

The Ashizuri is a limited express train service in Japan operated by Shikoku Railway Company, which runs from Kōchi to Nakamura and Sukumo. The Ashizuri service was introduced on 21 November 1990.

Ishizuchi

The Ishizuchi is a limited express train service in Japan operated by JR Shikoku, which runs from Takamatsu to Iyo-Saijō, Matsuyama and Uwajima. The Ishizuchi service was introduced on 10 April 1988.

JR Shikoku 5000 series

The 5000 series is a suburban electric multiple unit train type operated by Shikoku Railway Company in Shikoku, Japan. Seven 2-car sets were introduced in 2003 by JR Shikoku along with the JR West 223-5000 series. 223-2000 series cars were later ...

JR Shikoku 8000 series

The 8000 series is a tilting limited express electric multiple unit train operated by Shikoku Railway Company in Shikoku, Japan, since 1992.

Marine Liner

The Marine Liner is the name of a train service in Japan operated by West Japan Railway Company and Shikoku Railway Company since April 1988. The Marine Liner links Okayama, the capital city of Okayama Prefecture and a major station on the Sanyō ...

Muroto (train)

The Muroto is a limited express train service in Japan operated by JR Shikoku which runs from Tokushima and Kaifu stations to Mugi and Awa-Ikeda stations. The Muroto service was introduced on 13 March 1999.

Nanpū

The Nanpū is a limited express train service in Japan operated by Shikoku Railway Company, which runs from Okayama to Kōchi, Nakamura, and Sukumo. Trains are usually formed of 3-car 2000 series DMUs, and often run coupled with Shimanto services.

Shikoku Railway Company

The Shikoku Railway Company, commonly known as JR Shikoku, is the smallest of the seven constituent companies of the Japan Railways Group. It operates intercity and local rail services in the four prefectures on the island of Shikoku in Japan. Th ...

Shimanto (train)

The Shimanto is a limited express train service in Japan operated by Shikoku Railway Company which runs from Takamatsu to Kōchi, Nakamura, and Sukumo. Trains are formed of 3-car 2000 series DMUs, and often run coupled with Nanpū services. The Shi ...

Shiokaze (train)

2000 series tilting DMUs 1990–2016 KiHa 185 series DMUs 1986–1990 KiHa 181 series DMUs 1972–1993

Tsurugisan (train)

The Tsurugisan is a limited express train service in Japan operated by Shikoku Railway Company, which runs between Tokushima and Awa-Ikeda via Anabuki. The train is named after Mount Tsurugi, the second-highest mountain in Shikoku.

Uwakai

The Uwakai is a limited express train service in Japan operated by JR Shikoku which runs from Matsuyama to Uwajima. The Uwakai service was introduced on 21 November 1990.

Uzushio (train)

The Uzushio is a limited express train service in Japan operated by Shikoku Railway Company, which runs from Tokushima to Takamatsu and Okayama. The Uzushio service was introduced on 10 April 1988.

Tokyo subway rolling stock

1900 series 06 series - Chiyoda Line 1993–2015 6000 series - Chiyoda Line 1971–2018 2000 series 1400 series 100 series 1500N series Tokyo Metro 03 series - Hibiya Line 1988–2020 01 series - Ginza Line 1983–2017 1200 series 1000 series 1927 1300 s ...

Tokyo Metro 01 series

The Tokyo Metro 01 series was an electric multiple unit train type operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line subway in Tokyo, Japan, from 1983 until March 2017. A total of 38 six-car trainsets were built betw ...

Tokyo Metro 02 series

The Tokyo Metro 02 series is an electric multiple unit train type operated since 1988 by Tokyo Metro on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line subway in Tokyo, Japan. Its design is based on the Tokyo Metro 01 series.

Tokyo Metro 03 series

The Tokyo Metro 03 series was an electric multiple unit train type operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro in Tokyo, Japan. A total of 42 eight-car trainsets were built, between 1988 and 1994, entering service on 1 July 1988.

Tokyo Metro 05 series

The Tokyo Metro 05 series is an electric multiple unit train type operated on the Tokyo Metro Tozai Line and Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line Ayase Branch in Japan by the subway operator Tokyo Metro. Some sets have also been shipped to Indonesia, where t ...

Tokyo Metro 06 series

The Tokyo Metro 06 series was an electric multiple unit train formerly operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line in Tokyo, Japan, from 1993 until 2015.

Tokyo Metro 07 series

The Tokyo Metro 07 series is an electric multiple unit train type operated by Tokyo Metro on the Tokyo Metro Tōzai Line in Tokyo, Japan.

Tokyo Metro 08 series

The Tokyo Metro 08 series is an electric multiple unit train type operated on the Tokyo Metro Hanzōmon Line in Tokyo, Japan since 2003. Introduced into service on 1 July 2003, a total of six ten-car trainsets were manufactured by Nippon Sharyo be ...

Tokyo Metro 1000 series

The Tokyo Metro 1000 series is an electric multiple unit train type operated by the Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro in Japan on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line since April 2012. The first trainset was delivered in September 2011 ahead of entry into ...

Tokyo Metro 8000 series

The Tokyo Metro 8000 series is an electric multiple unit train type operated by Tokyo subway operator Tokyo Metro on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line in Tokyo, Japan. since 1981. A total of 190 cars 19 ten-car sets were built between 1980 and 1994 b ...

Tokyo Metro 10000 series

The Tokyo Metro 10000 series is an electric multiple unit train type operated on the Yurakucho and Fukutoshin subway lines of Tokyo Metro in Japan since 2006.