Tobu Railway




MarketCap JP

JP Japan


Tobu Railway Co., Ltd. operates a private rail system in the Kanto region. The company offer services, such as sightseeing; operates amusement parks and tourism business. It also manages the Courtyard by Marriott, Tokyo Ginza hotel, and the Tobu Hotel Levant Tokyo in the center of Tokyo. In addition, it operates Tobu department stores in Ikebukuro, Funabashi, Utsunomiya, Ohtawara, and Tochigi, as well as a chain of supermarkets. Tobu Railway Co., Ltd. was incorporated in 1896 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.


Tobu is one of the oldest railway companies in Japan. It was established in November 1897 and began operation between Kita-Senju and Kuki in August 1899. The Tojo Railway was founded in 1911 as a separate company, but shared its president and head office with Tobu.In 1905, Nezu Kaichir? became the president of Tobu Railway and successfully helped to grow the company to one of the largest private rail operators in the Kanto region.Tobu was the first railway in the Kanto region to adopt quadruple tracks, on the Kita-Senju to Takenotsuka sector in 1974. The Tobu Dobutsu Koen opened in 1981.

To provide safe and reliable transportation services that create comfort, convenience, and choice of life.

To expand and enhance our services by continuing to look ahead and innovate new ones. To stay ahead of global trends and always be a step ahead of what our customers need.

Key Team

Mr. Shinji Inomori (Sr. Managing Director)

Mr. Osamu Makino (Sr. Managing Director)

Mr. Hiroaki Miwa (Sr. Managing Exec. Officer & Representative Director)

Mr. Yoshimi Yokota (Managing Exec. Officer, GM of Life Service Creation Division & Director)

Akihiro Ojiro (Sr. Managing Exec. Officer)

Mr. Tsutomu Yamamoto (Managing Exec. Officer, GM of Corp. Planning Division & Director)

Mr. Koichi Sekiguchi (Sr. Managing Exec. Officer)

Recognition and Awards
Tobu Railway Co. Ltd. has been awarded a number of awards like the Prime Minister’s Quality Award, Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare’s Award for the Promotion of Employment and the Minister of Communications’ Commendation for Development of Railway Services.

Tobu Railway
Leadership team

Mr. Kenichi Tsunoda (VP Exec. Officer)

Mr. Yoshizumi Nezu (Chairman, Pres & CEO)

Mr. Atsushi Shigeta (Managing Exec. Officer, Head of Group Admin. Division & Director)

Products/ Services
Internet, Transportation
Number of Employees
1,000 - 20,000
Sumida, Tokyo, Japan
Net Income
100M - 500M
Above - 1B
Traded as
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