October 22, 2016 9:18 AM ET

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Company Overview of SEIBU Railway Co., Ltd.

Company Overview

SEIBU Railway Co., Ltd. provides railway services in Japan. It operates rail services through Ikebukuro, Seibu-Shinjuku, Takadanobaba, Seibu-Chichibu, Hon-Kawagoe, and Tokorozawa stations. The company also engages in railroad line tourism from various sites, such as local temples and Chichibu Nakamise shopping promenade to educational sites, such as museums and archive exhibitions. In addition, it operates real estate business. The company was formerly known as Musashino Railway Co., Ltd. and changed its name to SEIBU Railway Co., Ltd. in 1943. The company was founded in 1912 and is based in Tokorozawa-shi, Japan. SEIBU Railway Co., Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Seibu Holdings Inc.

1-11 Hiyoshi-cho

Tokorozawa-shi,  359-8520


Founded in 1912


81 4 2926 2691


81 4 2926 2237

Key Executives for SEIBU Railway Co., Ltd.

Age: 67
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

SEIBU Railway Co., Ltd. Key Developments

Sumitomo Corporation, Seibu Railway Co., Ltd. and Seibu Properties Inc., Jointly Pursue Tokorozawa Station East Side Building Plan

Sumitomo Corporation will be joining with Seibu Railway Co., Ltd. and Seibu Properties Inc., both affiliates of Seibu Holdings Inc. to pursue the Tokorozawa Station East Side Building Plan (hereinafter, the Plan) in the area around Seibu Railway's Tokorozawa Station in Tokorozawa, Saitama Prefecture. The Plan comprises Phase I centered on the development of commercial storefronts, and Phase II centered on the installation of new ticket gates and the development of commercial storefronts within the station and above railway lines. The aim is to create commercial facilities that offer users of Tokorozawa Station as well as residents of the Tokorozawa area and along Seibu Railway lines greater convenience and higher quality of living. There is also a plan for large-scale development on the west side of Tokorozawa Station centered on commercial facilities that will draw in customers from an extensive area (hereinafter, the West Side Development Plan), and Sumitomo Corporation intends to team up with the Seibu Group to implement these development plans as soon as possible to help substantially boost the appeal of the area around Tokorozawa Station.

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