Kinki Sharyo -

Kinki Sharyo

The Kinki Sharyo Co., Ltd.
Native name
Kinki Sharyō kabushiki gaisha
Public KK
Traded asTYO: 7122
IndustryRolling stock manufacturing
FoundedDecember 19, 1920
Key people
Itsuo Morishita (President)
OwnerKintetsu Group Holdings (14.2% direct ownership, another 30.4% through Kintetsu Railway)
Number of employees
ParentKintetsu Railway (30.4%)

The Kinki Sharyo Co., Ltd. (近畿車輛株式会社 Kinki Sharyō Kabushiki-gaisha), also known as Kinkisharyo (as one word, without the space), is a Japanese manufacturer of railroad vehicles based in Osaka. It is an affiliate company of Kintetsu Corporation. In business since 1920 (as Tanaka Rolling Stock Works) and renamed The Kinki Sharyo Co., Ltd in 1945. They have produced light rail vehicles used by a number of transportation agencies. Kinki Sharyo is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as TYO: 7122



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Kinki Sharyo also produces steel doors, known as the KJ series, for public housing in Japan.

See also


  1. ^ Nelson, Laura J. (November 26, 2014) "Japanese firm plans to build light-rail cars in L.A. area after all" Los Angeles Times
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  4. ^ "Archived copy" . Archived from the original on 2013-12-13. Retrieved 2013-11-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Fazio, A.E. (Widener University); T.R. Parsons Brinckerhof. Operations and Communications Designing New Light Rail Taking Engineering Beyond Vanilla (PDF) (Report). Transportation Research Circular E-C058: 9th National Light Rail Transit Conference. Retrieved 2011-05-05.
  6. ^ "Railway Gazette: LFX-300 Ameritram hybrid streetcar unveiled in Charlotte" . Retrieved 2011-02-13.

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Categories: Companies based in Osaka Prefecture | Vehicle manufacturing companies established in 1920 | Electric vehicle manufacturers of Japan | Defunct defense companies of Japan | Tram manufacturers | Kintetsu | Rolling stock manufacturers of Japan | Japanese brands | Companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange | 1920 establishments in Japan

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