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Encyclopedia > Kawasaki Heavy Industries Rolling Stock Company

Kawasaki Heavy Industries Rolling Stock Company (川崎重工業車両カンパニー Kawasaki Jūkōgyō Sharyō Kampanī?) is the rolling stock production division of Kawasaki Heavy Industries. Since beginning operations in 1906, the company has produced more than 90,000 railroad vehicles. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...



As indicated by the company name, it is centered on the production of the railroad vehicles. Recently Kawasaki has received orders from customers in foreign countries, including Ireland and the USA. Because of substantial sales to the subway systme of New York City,, an overseas affiliated firm has been started in the United States. (At present, a portion of the vehicles for the US market are already produced there.)

JR Group

  • Shinkansen: All except 800 system (800 system produces only chassis)
  • The Japanese National Railways JR local railroad line: The Japanese National Railways 103 system, the Japanese National Railways 211 system, JR Hokkaido 731 systems and JR East 651 systems (all), JR West 681 systems, JR West 683 systems, JR West 223 systems and JR West Japanese 125 systems (all), JR Central 383 systems, JR East Japanese E231 JR East E531 system, JR east 701 systems and JR east E721 system etc.

Major private railway corporation

Near Higashi-Kitazawa Station The Odakyu Electric Railway Co. ... Keihan 1900 Series keihan 9000 Series Keihan 10000 Series Keihan 8000 Series Keihan Bus Keihan Electric Railway Co. ... A 2100 Series train. ... new Tokyo Metro sign and logo This office tower, above Tokyo Metro Ueno Station, houses the headquarters of the Tokyo Metro. ... The Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co. ... Hanshin Umeda Station Hanshin Electric Railway Co. ...

Other railway companies in Japan

Semboku Rapid Railway ) is the railroad route of the Osaka Prefectural Urban Development, and connects Nakamozu Station and Izumi-Chūō Station as means of transportation of Senboku New Town. ... Kōbe Electric Railway (神戸電鉄, Kōbe dentetsu), often called Shintetsu (神鉄), is a Japanese private railway company in Kobe and surrounding cities and towns. ... Sanyo Electric Railway (山陽電気鉄道, Sanyō Denki-tetsudō) is Japanese private railway in Hyogo Prefecture. ... 70-000 series Train on the Tokyo Waterfront Railway, heading towards Osaki. ...

Transportation Bureau of each cities

The Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (東京都交通局 Tōkyō-to Kōtsū-kyoku) is Tokyos public transportation authority. ...

Monorail & ATG

  • Osaka Monorail
  • Okinawa Urban Monorail
  • Kita Kyushu Urban Monorail
  • Saitama New Transit
  • Tama Monorail
  • Hiroshima Rapit Transit

Osaka Monorail (大阪モノレール, 大阪高速鉄道株式会社) is a monorail line in northern Osaka prefecture, Japan, noted in the Guinness book of Records as the longest line in the world. ...

Overseas export

The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, an affiliate of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority as MTA New York City Transit. ... 1994: Iarnród Éireann Iarnród Éireann (IÉ; in English Irish Rail), is the national passenger railway system in Ireland. ...

External links

  • Rolling Stock official webpage
  • Kawasaki Rail Car official webpage



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