East Japan Railway Company (JR East) is the largest passenger railway company in Japan. JR East covers the eastern half of Honshu island (Japan’s main island), which includes the Tokyo metropolitan area. We provide transportation services via our Shinkansen network, which connects Tokyo with regional cities in five directions, as well as conventional lines in the Kanto area and other networks. Our networks combine to cover 7,458.2 km and provide safe and reliable transport services for 17 million passengers daily.
In addition to its railway business, the JR East Group operates a range of businesses, the railway-related business in our stations, IT & Suica business and railcar manufacturing business.