About Us

Wide-Ranging Group Operations

Group Company

To improve the usefulness of the JR-West Group for local people, we create appealing environments in and around our stations through a variety of business operations designed to add value to railway facilities.

Distribution Businesses

DELI CAFE

DELI CAFE

We offer customers a diverse set of shopping and dining options within and around train stations, from convenience stores to souvenir shops, restaurants, fashion variety shops, drugstores, and bookstores.

Seven-Eleven Heart-in

Seven-Eleven Heart-in

With the great selection of products and exceptional customer service that they offer, the Seven-Eleven convenience stores located in stations across our network meet the wide variety of needs of commuters going to work or school as well as of passengers traveling for pleasure or business.

Real Estate Businesses

LUCUA osaka

LUCUA osaka

JR-West is developing numerous unique shopping centers from Hokuriku to northern Kyushu. JR-West strives to reflect the features of each location and the needs of the customers in each of its shopping centers, in order to create truly appealing shopping spaces.

J.GRAN Senrioka

J. Gran L Sakai

JR-West contributes to the development of dynamic communities through the operation of station buildings in its terminal stations, through the development of commercial facilities around its stations and under its elevated lines, and through the expansion of real estate sales and rental business in cities not only in areas along its lines, but also outside of those areas.

Other Businesses

TiS Osaka

TiS Osaka

Nippon Travel Agency has a history extending back more than 100 years, the longest among Japanese travel agencies. It continues to offer quality travel packages under brands such as "Red Balloon," "Mach," and "Best Excellent."

Hotel Granvia Kyoto

Hotel Granvia Kyoto

In addition to operating the Granvia hotels, JR-West is developing its VIA INN hotel network. New business operations are also being developed to better respond to the various needs of the customers using our services.

Taking up the Challenge Presented by New Businesses

We are developing new lifestyle-related service businesses that contribute to comfort and convenience. We are also moving into new business fields through effective use of existing assets and technologies.

Rehabilitation day services

Day service business specializing in rehabilitation

We provide rehabilitation services that include functional training to people in need of nursing care, and we also provide support for the independence of elderly people in communities.

Aquaculture business

Aquaculture business

We are aiming to revitalize local communities by promoting industrial development through onshore aquaculture, and we are working on the development of new regional products.

J-West Credit Card

The J-WEST Credit Card can be used for Shinkansen and limited express train reservations. Just by using it, you accumulate J-WEST Points, which can be used for a variety of goods and services, such as SMART ICOCA cards. From spring 2017, we also issue the LUCUA OSAKA STATION CITY J-WEST and the MIO CLUB J-WEST cards, which offer great value as well as a more convenient shopping experience.

  • J-West Card Express

    J-WEST Card Express

  • Osaka Station City J-West Card (Basic)

    LUCUA OSAKA STATION CITY J-WEST Card (Basic)

ICOCA Electronic Money

The ICOCA card facilitates the purchase of tickets and commuter passes, and can also be used for shopping. The card is accepted at approximately four hundred thousand locations throughout Japan, a number we are continually working to increase. In addition to train station shops, drink vending machines, and coin lockers, it can be used at convenience stores, restaurants, and drug stores elsewhere in town.

  • The ICOCA Mascot: Ikochan

    The ICOCA Mascot: Ikochan

Operating Revenue by Segment (Year ended March 31, 2017)

Note: The segmental operating revenue figures shown below indicate net sales to external customers as recorded in the consolidated financial accounts.

Operating Revenue by Segment (Year ended March 31, 2017)