Kinki Sharyo

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The Kinki Sharyo Co., Ltd.
Native name
Romanized name
Kinki Sharyō kabushiki gaisha
Type Public KK
TYO: 7122
Industry Rolling stock manufacturing
FoundedDecember 19, 1920 (1920-12-19)
Key people
Itsuo Morishita (President)
Owner Kintetsu Group Holdings (14.2% direct ownership, another 30.4% through Kintetsu Railway)
Number of employees
Parent Kintetsu Railway (30.4%)

The Kinki Sharyo Co., Ltd. (近畿車輛株式会社, Kinki Sharyō Kabushiki-gaisha), also known as Kinkisharyo (as one word, without the space), is a Japanese manufacturer of railroad vehicles based in Osaka. It is an affiliate company of Kintetsu Corporation. In business since 1920 (as Tanaka Rolling Stock Works) and renamed The Kinki Sharyo Co., Ltd in 1945. They have produced light rail vehicles used by a number of transportation agencies. Kinki Sharyo is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as TYO : 7122



North America

Kinki Sharyo Type 7 streetcar on the MBTA Green Line (Boston, MA) Northeastern Incline.JPG
Kinki Sharyo Type 7 streetcar on the MBTA Green Line (Boston, MA)




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EMU Linea Roca Argentina


Kinki Sharyo also produces steel doors, known as the KJ series, for public housing in Japan.

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