FACTOID # 28: Austin, Texas has more people than Alaska.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation

The Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (東京都交通局 Tōkyō-to Kōtsū-kyoku) is Tokyo's public transportation authority. Its subway lines are commonly described as 都営 Toei, meaning "operated (ei) by the Metropolitan (to) government" It is one of the two metro operators in Tokyo (the other is the Tokyo Metro).

Contents

Metro lines

Color on maps Line Name Japanese Name
Toei Asakusa Line 都営浅草線
Toei Mita Line 都営三田線
Toei Shinjuku Line 都営新宿線
Toei Oedo Line 都営大江戸線

Light rail lines

The Ueno Zoo Monorail carries passengers within the Ueno Zoo.
Enlarge
The Ueno Zoo Monorail carries passengers within the Ueno Zoo.

Other services

Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation runs a public bus network, and also maintains a large fiber optic cable network in the city, as well as several electric power generators.


External link

http://www.kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp


  Results from FactBites:
 
Article about "Tokyo" in the English Wikipedia on 24-Apr-2004 (1203 words)
Tokyo is the central place of politics, economy, culture and academics in Japan as well as the home of the Japanese emperor and the seat of the national government, as well as a major business and financial centre for all of East Asia.
Tokyo literally means "eastern capital" in Japanese, a meaning in opposition to an old capital to the west, Kyoto, which was renamed "Saikyo", meaning "western capital", for a brief period of time.
Tokyo's postwar "coming out" is often said to be the 1964 Summer Olympics, which publicized the city on an international stage and brought global attention to the Japanese miracle.
Tokyo - Free Encyclopedia (1082 words)
Tokyo is the business center of the country as well as the home of the Japanese emperor and the seat of the national government.
Tokyo is often considered part of the Greater Tokyo Area, which consists of Tokyo prefecture itself and the surrounding prefectures of Kanagawa, Saitama and Chiba.
Tokyo literally means "eastern capital" in Japanese, to mean to oppose to an old capital in west, Kyoto, which was renamed "Saikyo", meaning "western capital", for a period of time.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m