Operation Area Network
The JR-West railway network extends over a total distance of 5,015.7 km, covering 18 prefectures. With the objective of enhancing safety, the JR-West Group is united in action to implement its Safety Think-and-Act Plan 2017. Meanwhile, to ensure that our railway inspires trust and a sense of reliability in the customer, we work to instill an ethos of customer satisfaction, to deliver convenient and user-friendly facilities, and to improve the quality of our customer-facing operations.
Map of Rail Lines in Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe Area
Travel Times for Major Routes of the Tokaido, Sanyo and Kyushu Shinkansen
|Shin-Ōsaka - Okayama||44min|
|Shin-Ōsaka - Hiroshima||1h19min|
|Shin-Ōsaka - Hakata||2h22min|
|Shin-Ōsaka - Kumamoto||2h58min|
|Shin-Ōsaka - Kagoshima-chūō||3h42min|
|Okayama - Tōkyō||3h12min|
|Hiroshima - Tōkyō||3h47min|
|Hakata - Tōkyō||4h50min|
* Fastest travel times are shown.
The Hokuriku Shinkansen between Tokyo and Kanazawa is scheduled to commence operation at the end of FY 2015. JR-West will provide service with the following trains.
|Kagayaki||Trains operating between Tokyo and Kanazawa (Express)|
|Hakutaka||Trains operating between Tokyo and Kanazawa (Local)|
|Tsurugi||Trains operating between Toyama and Kanazawa (Shuttle)|
FY2015, etc. refer to the fiscal years ending March 2015, etc.