Operates a three-line network serving Toyama district, providing access to the northern Japan Alps; also operates an urban tramway in Toyama. A 0·9 km tramway section opened in December 2010 between Marunouchi and Nishi-cho, creating a new anticlockwise circular service.

Address
1-1-36 Sakuramachi
Toyama-shi 930-0003
Japan
Phone
+81 76 432 5111
Website
www.chitetsu.co.jp

Traffic

Passenger journeys:
9.9 million
Passenger-km:
69.1 million
Information year:
2014

Company size

No. of employees:
472

Railway

Gauge:
1067 mm
Length:
93 km
Electrification
93 km - 1.5 kV, DC
Rolling stock
5 Diesel locomotives
45 EMU cars
1 Electric locomotives
2 Freight wagons

Tram

Gauge:
1067 mm
Length:
6 km
Electrification
6 km - 600 V, DC
Rolling stock
22 LRV/tram cars