Thank you for visiting our website. We, Saitama Railway Corporation provide fast and convenient transportation services to the center area of Tokyo for residents of Kawaguchi and the eastern part of Saitama city. Passengers can directly go to the center area of Tokyo without transferring at Akabane-Iwabuchi station, as we jointly operate lines with Tokyo Metro "Namboku-line" and Tokyu "Meguro-line". In addition, passengers also can easily go not only to the Saitama area but also the eastern and western side of metropolitan area by transferring to JR Musashino-line at Higashi-Kawaguchi station.
We keep our best to offer comfortable transportation services for passengers.
We equip the newer items to assure safety so that the passengers can use our transportation services more comfortably.
We were responsible to establish the main access route to "Saitama Stadium 2002" where the quarter final game of the "FIFA World Cup TM 2002" co-hosted by Japan and the South Korea took place. It takes about 20 minutes from the nearest station of Urawa-Misono to the stadium. The road leading to the stadium is 1.2km long, surrounded by much natural greens, and provided exclusively for pedestrians.
We also contribute to the purification of rivers nearby by equipping water introduction pipes for environment in the tunnels of subway which was the first case in Japan. The water introduction pipes conducts water for environment from Arakawa River for improvement of water quality and secure of flux of Ayase River and Shibakawa River and so on. This action is enhanced by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Japan.
Passengers may purchase tickets at vending machines of all of the stations. All tickets are valid for transportation from the station of purchase. The vending machines have English guide for purchase. Please note that normal tickets are valid only for the day of purchase.
1. Passenger Fares（Kilometer and Section system）
|Length of Kilometers||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||10||11||12||13||14||15|
|Normal Passenger Fares (Adults)||210||270||310||350||390||430||470|
|Normal Passenger Fares (kids)||110||140||160||180||200||220||240|
2. Table of Fares
(1) Table of Fares between stations
（unit：kilometer / Yen）
(2) Table of Fares of Commuter Pass and Student Pass
（unit：kilometer / Yen）
|Length of kilometers||Commuter Pass||Student Pass||Notes|
|1 month||3 months||6 months||1 month||3 months||6 months|
(3) Discount Rate for commuter and student pass
Commuter pass: 34.5% on average. Student pass: 49.9% on average. Please ask our staffs at stations for other fares and tickets.
|Company Name||Saitama Railway Corporation|
|Address||4-12, Misono, Midori-ku, Saitama-City, Saitama Pref.|
|Establishment||March 25, 1992|
|License Obtained||December 17, 1992 （The first grade of railway business license）|
|Capital||100 million yen (number of stocks 2,392,572)
Authorized capital amount 100 million yen (number of stocks 2,392,572)
|Purpose of Business||
|Directors||Board of directors: 14 (Chairman Kiyoshi Ueda, Governor of Saitama Prefecture)Inspectors: 3 (*full-time inspector: 1)|
Saitama Railway Corporation was established on March 25, 1992 as a semi-public joint venture company who constructs and operates the subway line "Tokyo No.7" which belongs to Saitama prefecture (Kawaguchi-city, Hatogaya-city and Saitama-city). We started railway operations on March 28, 2001.
Subway line "Tokyo No.7"
Subway line "Tokyo No.7" is a subway line connecting between Meguro and the eastern part of the former Urawa-city (now Saitama-city). Its construction was completed in 2000 according to reports submitted to the ministry of transportation at that time (July 1985) by a transportation policy deliberative council. The line which belongs to Tokyo Metropolitan Government began its construction in February 1986 by the former Teito Rapid Transit Authrity (now Tokyo Metro Co., Ltd.) and started operation as a "Namboku-line (South-North line) in September 2000 between Meguro and Akabane-Iwabuchi.
Saitama Railway line connects between Akabane-Iwabuchi and Urawa-Misono and goes to Hiyoshi (Yokohama-city) by joint operations with Tokyo Metro "Namboku-line" and Tokyu "Meguro-line".