Company profile

Dai-Tetsu at a glance

Company Name
Oigawa Railway Co., Ltd.
Head Office
2-1112-2 Kanaya-Higashi, Shimada, Shizuoka, Japan 〒428-8503
Founded/Capital
March 1925 /1 billion (b) Yen
Contacts
CEO Shinobu Maeda
 
(HQ) 0547-45-4111
(Tourist info) 0547-45-4112
HP
http://www.oigawa-railway.co.jp/

Railways

Main Line
Kanaya( Shimada, Shizuoka) ~Senzu ( Kawane Honmachi, Haibara-gun, Shizuoka) Length of line / 39.5 km
Number of stations / 19
Ikawa Line
( aka Southern Alps Abt Line )
Senzu ( Kawane Honmachi, Haibara-gun, Shizuoka) ~Ikawa ( Aoi-ku, Shizuoka ) Length of line / 25.5 km
Number of stations / 14

History

10 March 1925
Company founded
1 Dec 1931
Line between Kanaya and Senzu opens
1 Dec 1949
Line between Kanaya and Senzu electrified
*Steam Locomotives service suspended
01 Aug 1959
Ikawa Line starts operation
November 1970
Small-sized Steam Locomotive starts operation for tourists
(Kanaya~Ryogoku Kawane)
09 July 1976
Steam Locomotives service restarts on Main Line
02 Oct 1990
Abt System Railway (Abt Ichishiro~Nagashima Dam/4.8km) opens
12 July 2014
Thomas the Tank Engine runs for the first time in Asia

Group Companies

Daitetsu Advance Co., Ltd
Daitetsu Trading Co., Ltd
Kakegawa Daitetsu Taxi Co., Ltd