|Founded||May 16, 1910 (as Musashi Electric Railway Company; renamed Tokyo-Yokohama Electric Railway on October 25, 1924 )|
September 2, 1922 (Meguro-Kamata Electric Railway)
October 16, 1939 (current iteration of company)
Renamed Tokyu on May 1, 1942
|Tokyo and Kanagawa|
|Services|| passenger railways |
other related services
The Tokyu Group (東急グループ, Tōkyū Gurūpu) is a railway keiretsu whose parent company is the Tokyu Corporation railway company, which links Tokyo and its suburbs. Many companies in the group are designed to enhance the value of the Tokyu rail network. In addition to the railroad system, the group includes other companies in transportation, real-estate, retail, leisure, and cultural endeavors. Here is a partial list of companies in the Tokyu Group.
The following companies used to be affiliated companies of Tokyu Group.
The Tokyu Corporation is a Japanese multinational keiretsu (conglomerate) holding company headquartered in Shibuya, Tokyo. Its main operation is the Tokyu Railways Company, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary operating railways in the Greater Tokyo Area.
The Tokyu Toyoko Line is a major railway line connecting Tokyo (Shibuya) to Yokohama. The line is owned and operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation. The name of the line, Tōyoko (東横), is a combination of the first characters of Tōkyō (東京) and Yokohama (横浜). The Toyoko Line is the mainline of the Tokyu network. The section between Den-en-chofu and Hiyoshi Station is a quadruple track corridor with the Tōkyū Meguro Line.
Yokohama Station is a major interchange railway station in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan. It is the busiest station in Kanagawa Prefecture and the fifth-busiest in the world as of 2013, serving 760 million passengers a year.
The Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line is a major commuter line operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation and connecting south-western suburbs of Tokyo and neighbouring Kanagawa Prefecture, with its western terminus of Chūō-Rinkan, to a major railway junction of western downtown Tokyo, Shibuya. At Shibuya, nearly all the trains continue on the Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line.
The Tokyu Meguro Line is a railway line operated by Japanese private railway company Tokyu Corporation. As a railway line, the name is for the section between Meguro and Den-en-chōfu in southwest Tokyo, but nearly all trains run to Hiyoshi on a quad-tracked section of the Tōyoko Line in Yokohama, Kanagawa. Additionally, the Meguro line interoperates with the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line and Toei Mita Line beyond Meguro.
Japan Transport Engineering Company (J-TREC) is a manufacturer of heavy rail cars in Japan, formerly known as Tokyu Car Corporation. The company is based in Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, and a member of East Japan Railway Company group. J-TREC manufactures rail vehicles not only for JR East and Tokyu Corporation but for other Japanese operators, including various Japan Railways Group companies and international operators as well.
Pasmo is a rechargeable contactless smart card electronic money system. It is primarily used for public transport in Tokyo, Japan, where it was introduced on 18 March 2007. Pasmo can also be used as a payment card for vending machines and stores.
Abashiri Station is a railway station in Abashiri, Hokkaido, Japan, operated by the Hokkaido Railway Company, located. It is the main railway station in the city. Abashiri Station comes first in an alphabetical list of Japanese railway stations.
The Bessho Line is an 11.6 km (7.2 mi) Japanese railway line in Ueda, Nagano, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Ueda Electric Railway. It connects Ueda and Bessho-Onsen stations. This is currently the only railway line Ueda Dentetsu operates. Although the company is the root of its holding company, Ueda Kōtsū, the group now mainly operates resort amusement facilities and bus lines. Ueda Kōtsū is owned by Tokyu Corporation. The railway line lacked funds to upgrade the infrastructure to meet the new safety standards, and separated to become the present company.
The Okhotsk is a limited express train service in Japan operated by the Hokkaido Railway Company, which runs between Sapporo and Abashiri. There are two services per day running in both directions, with the journey time taking approximately 5 hours and 30 minutes. Trains operate at a maximum speed of 110 km/h. It is named after the Sea of Okhotsk.
The Tokyu 5000 series is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation since 2002 on many of its commuter lines in the Tokyo area of Japan.
The Tokyu 8500 series is a commuter electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation on the Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line and Tokyu Oimachi Line in the Tokyo area of Japan since from 1975 until 2023, and the Jabodetabek area of Indonesia since 2006.
Tsukimino Station is a passenger railway station located in the city of Yamato, Kanagawa, Japan. It is operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation.
The Tokyu 3000 series is a Japanese commuter electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by Tokyu Corporation in the Tokyo area of Japan. Introduced into service on 16 April 1999 on the Tokyu Toyoko Line as a sole eight-car set, a total of 78 vehicles, which would form 13 six-car sets, were built by Tokyu Car Corporation between 1999 and 2001 for use on Tokyu Meguro Line inter-running services to the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line, Toei Mita Line, and Saitama Rapid Railway Line. There are 26 vehicles on order to lengthen the fleet to eight cars.
The Sōtetsu Shin-Yokohama Line is a commuter line operated by Sotetsu between Nishiya Station on the Sōtetsu Main Line to Hazawa Yokohama Kokudai Station near the Yokohama-Hazawa Station on the JR Tōkaido Freight Line. From Hazawa Yokohama Kokudai the line is planned to be extended to Shin-Yokohama Station. Sōtetsu has put its company names as a formal part of the line names, which is a first for the company.
The Tōkyū Shin-Yokohama Line is a commuter line planned to be operated by Tokyu Corporation connecting Hiyoshi Station on the Tōkyū Tōyoko Line and Meguro Line to Shin-Yokohama Station on the Sōtetsu Shin-Yokohama Line. Tōkyū will be putting their company names as a formal part of the line names, which is a second for Tōkyū.
The Tokyu 5000 series was an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation in Japan from 1954 until 1986.
The Tokyu 5200 series was an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by the private railway operator Tokyu Corporation in Japan from 1958, and later by Ueda Kotsu until 1993.