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West Japan Railway Company - Hakata Shinkansen Depot

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Date Added: Jun 4, 2010
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Category: Bus Stations, Train Stations

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West Japan Railway Company (西日本旅客鉄道株式会社, Nishi-Nihon Ryokaku Tetsudō Kabushiki-gaisha?), also referred to as JR West (JR西日本, Jeiāru Nishi-Nihon?), is one of the Japan Railways Group (JR Group) companies and operates in western Honshū. It has its headquarters in Kita-ku, Osaka.

JR West's highest-grossing line is the Sanyō Shinkansen high speed rail line between Osaka and Fukuoka. The Sanyō Shinkansen alone accounts for about 40% of JR West's passenger revenues. The company also operates Hakata Minami Line, a short commuter line with Shinkansen trains in Fukuoka.


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