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Japan Rail Pass | English
JAPAN RAIL PASS is a special ticket issued by Japan Railroad available only to travelers visiting Japan on short term. Available for purchase outside Japan only. Website lists conditions of eligibility, price levels, sales outlet, etc.
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JR Central - Central Japan Railway Company | English | Japanese
Formerly national railway serving central Honshu, from Tokyo to Osaka. Service focuses on Tokaido Shinkansen (bullet train) but company also operates conventional lines. Corporate info includes research activities, JR Bulletin, etc. Company also known as JR Tokai.
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JR East: East Japan Railway Company | English | Japanese
Information about train travel, including Tokyo area trains, stations, etc. Also corporate info, research and development, technical review.
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JR Hokkaido - Hokkaido Railway Company | English | Japanese
Formerly national railway serving Hokkaido island. Timetable, routemaps, special fares, Hokkaido-only rail pass, sightseeing info.
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JR Kyushu - Kyushu Railway Company | English | Japanese
Formerly national railway serving Kyushu island. Route maps, info on Kyushu Shinkansen (bullet train), ferry service from Kyushu, rail passes for Kyushu only, corporate profile.
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JR Shikoku - Shikoku Railway Company | Japanese
Formerly national railway serving Shikoku island. Site Japanese language-only as of 2004.11.01. Routemaps, timetable, other info.
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JR West - West Japan Railway Company | English | Japanese
Formerly national railway serving western Honshu, including Osaka and Kyoto area. Information about timetable, fares, services, access to Kansai airport.
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World Eki-Net: JR Seat Reservation Service | English
On-line seat reservation site presented by East Japan Railway Company for customers who wish to travel within Japan, commencing from Narita Airport. Registration required.
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