The Tokyu Corporation (東京急行電鉄株式会社 Tōkyō Kyūkō Dentetsu Kabushiki-gaisha?) (TYO: 9005), also known in Japanese as Tōkyū Dentetsu (東急電鉄) for short, is a major private railway operator in the Greater Tokyo Area of Japan. The is a Light rail line that is operated by Tokyu Corporation. The, or TSE, located in Tokyo, Japan, is the second largest Stock exchange market in the world by market value second only to the New York Stock The Greater Tokyo Area is a large Metropolitan area in Japan consisting of most of the prefectures of Chiba, Kanagawa, Saitama For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. Its headquarters are in Shibuya, Tokyo. is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. As of 2008 it had an estimated Population of 208371 and a density of 13540 persons
It was formed on September 2, 1922 as the Meguro-Kamata Electric Railway (目黒蒲田電鉄 Meguro Kamata Dentetsu?), and was later known as the Tokyo-Yokohama Electric Railway (東京横浜電鉄 Tōkyō Yokohama Dentetsu?) before gaining its current name in 1943. Events 44 BC - Pharaoh Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesarion. Year 1922 ( MCMXXII) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. From 1944 to 1948, it also owned the companies now known as the Keihin Kyuko Electric Railway, Keio Electric Railway, and Odakyu Electric Railway. The ( also known as or more recently, is a private railroad that connects inner Tokyo to Kawasaki, Yokohama, Yokosuka and other points on the Miura Peninsula For other uses see Keio (disambiguation. ( is a private Railway operator in Tokyo, Japan, and a central firm of the The, or OER, is a major private Railway company in Tokyo, Japan, best known for its Romance car series of limited express trains from Tokyo During this time, it was colloquially known as Dai-Tokyu (lit. Great Tokyu).
Additionally, Tōkyū operates the ■ Kodomonokuni Line (Nagatsuta Station - Kodomonokuni Station) under contract with and on behalf of Yokohama Minatomirai Railway Company. History The first section of the line from Tamagawa to Kanagawa (separate from the present Kanagawa of Keikyū opened on February 14, 1926 is a Train station located in Shibuya Tokyo, Japan. With 24 million passengers on an average weekday in 2004 it is the third-busiest commuter rail station in Tokyo is a main interchange station located in Nishi-ku Yokohama, Japan. Stations For distances stops of rapid service and connection see the route diagram is a railway station located in Tokyo 's Shinagawa ward close to the boundary with Meguro ward is a station located in Nakahara-ku Kawasaki. Lines This station is served by the following lines History Prewar predecessors On March 6, 1907, opened the first section of Tramway (not to be confused with today's) between Shibuya is a Train station located in Shibuya Tokyo, Japan. With 24 million passengers on an average weekday in 2004 it is the third-busiest commuter rail station in Tokyo is a railway station of the Odakyu Electric Railway and Tokyu Corporation, in Yamato, Kanagawa, Japan. Line data Number of stations 15 Track double Rolling stock For Local service 8000 series is an interchange train station located in Shinagawa Tokyo, Japan. Futako-Tamagawa Station (二子玉川駅 -eki is located in Setagaya Tokyo, Japan. The is a line operated by Tokyu Corporation. It runs through Tokyo extending from Gotanda Station in Shinagawa to Kamata Station in Ōta is a railway station located in Tokyo 's Shinagawa ward Lines Gotanda is served by the following lines JR East is an interchange train station located in Ōta Tokyo, Japan. The is a commuter railway line of Japanese private railway operator Tokyu Corporation. is an interchange train station located in Ōta Tokyo, Japan. The is a Light rail line that is operated by Tokyu Corporation. is a train station located in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan. It is located at the merging of two highways Route 246 and Setagaya-dori just outside the central area of is a railroad station located in Setagaya Tokyo. Lines Keio Electric Railway Keiō Line is a Railway station on the JR Yokohama Line, the Tōkyū Den-en-toshi Line and the Yokohama Minatomirai Railway Kodomonokuni Line in Midori-ku is a Train station located in Aoba-ku, Yokohama, Japan. It is the terminus of the line The is a third-sector railway company funded by the city of Yokohama, Kanagawa prefecture and Tokyu Corporation.
The Tokyu Group also owns two railroad companies (Ueda Kotsu, Izukyu Railway), several bus companies, a major upscale department store chain called Tokyu in Japan and overseas (such as in MBK Center in Bangkok, Thailand), and Tokyu Hands stores (except for the two locations in Nagoya, which are owned by Sanko Creative Life, Inc. The of companies centers on the Tokyu Corporation railway company which links Tokyo and its suburbs A department store is a Retail establishment which specializes in selling a wide range of products without a single predominant merchandise line. MBK Center, also known as Mahboonkrong or Mabunkrong (มาบุญครอง is an enormous marble Shopping mall in Bangkok, Bangkok, known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (krūŋtʰêːp máhǎːnákʰɔn) or Krung Thep ( for short is the Capital, largest The Kingdom of Thailand (ˈtaɪlænd ราชอาณาจักรไทย, râːtɕʰa-ʔaːnaːtɕɑ̀k-tʰɑj Note Tokyu Department Store is a different department store run by the same company Tokyu Group. is the third-largest incorporated city and the fourth most populous urban area in Japan. , and operated under license). It also runs a number of hotels under the names Tōkyū in Japan and Pan Pacific Hotels abroad.
Formerly the owner of Japan Air System (JAS, now merged with the flag carrier JAL Japan), Tōkyū is the largest shareholder of Japan Airlines Holdings (JAL) following JAS's merger with JAL. was the smallest of the big three Japanese Airlines headquartered in Ōta, Tokyo. ( or JAL, is an airline of Japan It is one of the largest Airline operators in Asia. The Tōkyū Group also owns and operates the upscale Tōkyū Hotels and budget Tōkyū Inns. It also owns the Book Off bookstore chain in Japan. ( is Japan 's largest chain of used bookstores. Founded in 1990, the company has had explosive success expanding to 866 stores throughout Japan and eight
From 1958 until 2001, Tōkyū also owned the Japanese (now American) Shirokiya department store company. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Shirokiya was one of Japan 's oldest companies as well as the largest Retailer during the early 20th century It was the owner of Mago Island until 2005, when Mel Gibson purchased it for US$15 million. Mago Island (maŋo lies in the northwest sector of Fiji 's northern Lau Group of islands Mel Columcille Gerard Gibson, AO (born January 3 1956
The is a skyscraper in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, and the tallest near the Shibuya station