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Encyclopedia > Keisei Electric Railway
Keisei Electric Railway Co.,Ltd.
京成電鉄株式会社
Type Public KK (TYO: 9009 )
Founded June 30, 1909
Location Oshiage, Sumida, Tokyo, Japan
Key people Tsutomu Hanada, President
Industry Private railroad
Employees 1,872 (2005)
Website www.keisei.co.jp
Keisei Headquarters
Keisei Headquarters
Skyliner, Keisei's express train from Tokyo to Narita Airport
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Skyliner, Keisei's express train from Tokyo to Narita Airport

The Keisei Electric Railway Co., Ltd. (京成電鉄株式会社 Keisei Dentetsu Kabushiki-gaisha?) is a major private railway in Chiba and Tokyo, Japan. The name Keisei is the combination of contractions of "Tokyo (Capital)" Kei and "Narita" sei which the railways main line connects. The railway's main line runs from Tokyo to Narita and the eastern suburb cities of Funabashi, Narashino, Yachiyo, and Sakura. Keisei runs an airport express train called the Skyliner from Ueno and Nippori to Narita International Airport. A public company is a company owned by the public rather than by a relatively few individuals. ... Business corporation ) is a type of corporation ) defined under Japanese law. ... The Tokyo Stock Exchange ), or TSE, is one of the largest stock exchange markets in the world by monetary volume located in Tokyo, Japan, second only to the New York Stock Exchange. ... June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Sumida (Japanese: 墨田区; -ku) is a special ward located in Tokyo, Japan. ... A private railroad is a railroad run by a private corporation. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... This page as shown in the AOL 9. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Keisei_Electric_RailwayHQ.jpg‎ Photo by Araisyohei(talk) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Keisei Electric Railway Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... Image File history File linksMetadata Keisei_Electric_RailwayHQ.jpg‎ Photo by Araisyohei(talk) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Keisei Electric Railway Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 567 KB) ファイルの概要 Description: Keisei Electric Railway Type AE100 Source: Photo by uploader (LERK) Date: July 4th, 2004 Author: LERK Permission: GFDL licence Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Narita International Airport Keisei Electric Railway Skyliner ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 567 KB) ファイルの概要 Description: Keisei Electric Railway Type AE100 Source: Photo by uploader (LERK) Date: July 4th, 2004 Author: LERK Permission: GFDL licence Licensing File links The following pages link to this file: Narita International Airport Keisei Electric Railway Skyliner ... Chiba Prefecture ) is located in the Greater Tokyo Area of Honshu Island, Japan. ... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... The street of Narita-san temple Narita ) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Funabashi (船橋市 -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Narashino (習志野市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Yachiyo (八千代市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sakura (Japanese: 佐倉市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Keisei Skyliner The Skyliner (スカイライナー) is the name of a limited-express airport train which runs from downtown Tokyo to Narita Airport. ... Ueno Station was the destination of thousands of laborers from the Tohoku region who came to Tokyo seeking employment. ... Nippori station is one of the tarin station in the Taito area of Tokyo. ... Narita International Airport ) (IATA: NRT, ICAO: RJAA) is an international airport located in Narita, Chiba, Japan, in the eastern portion of the Greater Tokyo Area. ...


In addition to its railway business, the Keisei Electric Railway Company owns large bus and taxi services and a small empire of real estate holdings. It owns a large share of the Oriental Land Company which manages the Tokyo Disney Resort. Tokyo Disney Resort logo Resort Map The Tokyo Disney Resort is a theme park and vacation resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, just east of Tokyo. ...

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History

Keisei was founded on June 30, 1909 and began services on November 3, 1912, initially operating local train service in eastern Tokyo. Its main line reached Narita in 1930 and Ueno in 1933. June 30 is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 184 days remaining. ... 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Originally a narrow gauge operator, Keisei converted to standard gauge in 1959. In 1960, Keisei began through service with the Toei Asakusa Line, the first interline through service arrangement in Japan. Narrow-gauge railways are railroads (railways) with track spaced at less than the standard gauge of 4 ft 8 in (1. ... As railways developed and expanded one of the key issues to be decided was that of the rail gauge (the distance between the two rails of the track) which should be used. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... The Toei Asakusa Line (都営浅草線: Toei Asakusa-sen) is a subway line in Tokyo, Japan. ...


Skyliner service began in 1973 and started serving the airport in 1978, when the first Narita Airport Station opened (today's Higashi-Narita station). A new underground station was opened in 1991 to provide a more direct connection to terminal 1, and in 1992 service began to terminal 2. 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ...


Subcompanies

  • Shin-Keisei Electric Railway
  • Hokusō Railway
  • Chiba Newtown Railway
  • Kominato Railway

The Shin-Keisei Electric Railway (新京成電鉄 Keisei Dentetsu, Keisei Dentetu) is a private railway in Chiba, Japan. ...

Lines

Keisei Type 3600 trainset, used for local and express services
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Keisei Type 3600 trainset, used for local and express services

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 543 KB) , Summary, Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Keisei Electric Railway Shibayama Railway ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 543 KB) , Summary, Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Keisei Electric Railway Shibayama Railway ... Skyliner, Keiseis express train from Tokyo to Narita Airport The Keisei Main Line (京成本線 Keisei-honsen), between Tokyo and Narita, Japan, is the main line in the Keisei Electric Railway network. ... Narita International Airport ) (IATA: NRT, ICAO: RJAA) is an international airport located in Narita, Chiba, Japan, in the eastern portion of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... The Keisei Oshiage Line ) is a railway owned by Keisei Electric Railway Co. ... Oshiage Station (押上駅 Oshiage-eki) is a train station in Sumida-ku, Tokyo, Japan. ... Keisei Narita Station Keisei Narita Station (京成成田駅) is a railway station in Narita, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... Platform view Higashi-Narita Station (東成田駅) is a railway station located between the terminals of Narita International Airport in Narita, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... The Narita Rapid Railway (成田新高速鉄道線 Narita Shin-Kōsoku Tetsudō-sen) is a new rapid rail link under construction between central Tokyo and Narita Airport. ...

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Keisei Electric Railway at AllExperts (359 words)
The is a major private railway in Chiba and Tokyo, Japan.
The railway's main line runs from Tokyo to Narita and the eastern suburb cities of Funabashi, Narashino, Yachiyo, and Sakura.
Keisei was founded on June 30, 1909 and began services on November 3, 1912, initially operating local train service in eastern Tokyo.
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