West Japan Railway Company (JR West) provides passenger transportation services in Japan.
Its transportation services include railway, bus and ferries.
The company offers food services through a network of convenience stores, restaurants, department stores, specialty stores, and other food and beverage stores.
In addition, it focuses on real estate activities including development of commercial facilities, operation of large station buildings, management of shopping centers, and real estate sales and leasing services.
Furthermore, JR West is involved in travel agency, advertising agency, hotels, maintenance for railcar facilities, railcar-related cleaning, construction, and information service businesses.
The company serves more than 1,813 million passengers through 1,222 railway stations stretching 5,015.7 kilometers.
As of March 2013, the company operated 143 subsidiaries in Tokyo, Shanghai, Kyoto, Osaka-shi (Osaka), Wakayama, Kobe, Fukuoka, Kanzawa, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yonago and Fukuchiyama.
West Japan Railway is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.