Corporate Summary

Name Kyushu Railway Company
Establishment April 1, 1987
Head Office 3-25-21 Hakataekimae, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-8566, Japan
Capital \16 billion
Employees 9,600
  • Passenger railway services
  • Freight railway services
  • Ferry services
  • Bus services
  • Travel agency services
  • Warehouse services
  • Parking services
  • Advertising services
  • Financial services
  • Information processing and dissemination services
  • Non-life and other insurance services
  • Mail order business
  • Automobile sales and maintenance
  • Retail sales including travel goods, food and drink, pharmaceuticals, etc.
  • Hotel and restaurant services
  • General construction services
  • Equipment installation services
  • Leasing, cleaning and photo development services
  • Realty and property management services
  • Transportation machinery manufacturing
  • Precision and industrial machinery manufacturing
  • Support for nursing care at home and at care center based on the Nursing Care Insurance Law
  • Amusement park, athletic and cultural facilities operation
Railway operations
  • Number of lines: 22
  • Operating distance: 2,273.0 km
  • Number of stations: 566
  • Number of passenger cars: 1,729
Business development Affiliated companies:34
Travel services Number of offices:102

Material Procurement Information

Procurement items
JR KYUSHU procures materials, components, and supplies in the following categories:

  • Rails and other track materials
  • Passenger train car components
  • Signal and communication systems
  • Power transmission systems
  • Metal Products
  • Fuel and chemical products
  • Manufacturing machinery
  • Miscellaneous

Actual Procurements in fiscal year 2012
(billions of yen)
  FY 2012
total %
Rails and other track material 3.78 17.7%
Passenger train car components 8.42 39.5%
Signal and communication systems 4.18 19.6%
Power transmission systems 1.51 7.1%
Metal products 0.06 0.3%
Fuel and chemical products 1.89 8.9%
Manufacturing machinery 0.77 3.6%
Miscellaneous 0.71 3.3%
total 21.32 100%

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