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Corporate Overview

Corporate information(As of April 1, 2017)

Company name West Japan Railway Company
Address 4-24, Shibata 2-chome, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-8341
President,
Representative Director,
and Executive Officer
Tatsuo Kijima
Date of establishment April 1,1987
Common stock ¥100 billion
Shares outstanding 193,735,000 shares (as of March 31, 2017)
Number of shareholders 144,664 (as of March 31, 2017)
Primary businesses 1. Transport business
2. Distribution business
3. Real estate business
4. Others
Operating revenue ¥1,441.4 billion (consolidated)
¥956.1 billion (non-consolidated)
Operating income ¥176.3 billion (consolidated)
¥135.4 billion (non-consolidated)
Number of employees 29,152 (non-consolidated)
Number of subsidiaries 151 (including 63 consolidated subsidiaries) (as of March 31, 2017)

Railway services(As of April 1, 2017)

Total route length 5,008.7 km
Shinkansen 812.6 km (2 line)
Conventional lines 4,196.1 km (50 lines)
Number of stations 1,200
Number of passenger cars 6,562
Passenger-kilometers Approx. 55 million passenger-kilometers a day (Shinkansen)
Approx. 103 million passenger-kilometers a day (Conventional lines)
Number of passengers Approx. 220,000 passengers a day (Shinkansen)
Approx. 5.00 million passengers a day (Conventional lines)
Train- kilometers Approx. 122,000 km a day (Shinkansen)
Approx. 392,000 km a day (Conventional lines)
Number of train runs 354 trains a day (Shinkansen)
485 trains a day (Conventional lines, limited express, and express)
Busiest station Osaka Station (Approx. 431,000 passengers a day)