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1 Masato Obata President Japan Railway Construction, Transport and Technology Agency (JRTT)

2 Railway Networks in Tokyo Metropolitan Area Population 30 million Area (in acres) 1.6 million Operating length (in 1400 miles) Passenger ridership (1,000,000 passengers/year) 13,314 Shinjyuku Tokyo Haneda Airport Yokohama Chiba 50km 31mi Narita Airport

3 Railway Networks in N. Y. Metropolitan Area 100km(62mi) 50km(31mi) New York City Area Population Area (in acres) 22 million 7.6 million Operating length(in miles) 1400 Passenger ridership (1,000,000 passengers/year) 1,736

4 1-2. Comparison of MetropolitanM Railway Networks N.Y. metropolitan area Tokyo metropolitan area Operating length per unit area (mile/10,000acre) Passenger ridership per operating length (passengers/day mile) 1.8 3, ,430

5 1-3. Passenger Volume and and Operating Length in Tokyo Metropolitan Area Passenger Volume 1,000 passengers 14,000 12,000 10,000 8,000 6,000 4,000 2,000 Operating Length 1,600 1,400 1,200 1, mile year year

6 2-1. Convenience Improvement ~Shared track operations ~ JR Shinjyuku Station The train of Tobu Railway The train of JR-East

7 3-1. Outline of JRTT s operations (1)Railways construction a)shinkansen Construction and leasing of railway facilities of New Shinkansen lines 3Lines 211mile in operation b)urban railways Construction and transfer(or leasing) of railway facilities Shinkansen 33Lines 274mile in operation ( in Tokyo Metropolitan Area ) Urban Railways (including subway)

8 3-1. Outline of JRTT s operations (2)Finance for railway projects Two mechanisms (3)Superconducting Maglev Maximum Test Speed 360mph Maximum Commercial Speed 310mph Finance of railway projects Superconducting Maglev(Test Line)

9 3-2. Financial Mechanism of Railway Projects MechanismⅠ ~Build new lines where increasing capacity is urgent. ~ Applications Subway construction Construction of double-track line and four-track line National Gov. (low-interest loan) Loan Repayment Transfer of railway facilities Private sector Developer Loan Repayment Investment JRTT Payment of Transfer Railway companies

10 3-2. Financial Mechanism of Railway Projects MechanismⅡ Ⅱ Applications 1 Project: Shorten transport time Build shortcut lines shortcut Transfer 2 Project: Facilitation of transfer Change platformp latforms s, railway tracks, Renovate station buildings, concourses Hampering smooth passenger movement Integrated development of facilities in and around railway stations

11 3-2. Financial Mechanism of Railway Projects MechanismⅡ National Gov. Subsidy Lease of railway facilities Local Gov. Subsidy JRTT Operator (Railway company) Private sector Loan Repayment Payment of facility usage charges

12 3-2. Financial Mechanism for the development of railway MechanismⅡ ~Case of applying this mechanism~ Shinjuku Tokyo 20mile 5mile 1.5mile Yokohama

13 The Effects of Railway Development ~Tsukuba Express~ Outline of Tsukuba Express Tsukuba 30mile (45min) Akihabara(Tokyo Tokyo) Tsukuba Express Akihabara ~ Tsukuba Service mile 36.5mile Running Speed(Max) 80mph Operator:MIR(Semi-public corporation invested by Tokyo, neighboring local governments and private companies)

14 The effects of railway development ~Tsukuba Express~ Benefit to Environment by Tsukuba Express year Reduction of NO X Reduction of CO 2 Quantity Benefit Quantity Benefit (ton/year) (1,000 Dollar/year) (ton/year) (1,000 Dollar/year) ,167-3, ,225-3, ,442-3, ,883-4, (Calculated by JRTT )

15 Shinkansen 1.High-speed Shinkansen (Tokyo~Osaka) 320mile Acela Express 3.Safety &Reliability Maximum speed 168mph 150mph (NY-Washington D.C.) Scheduled speed 128mph 1.6 times Acela Express 82mph (Boston-NY) 2.Mass transportation capacity & High-frequency Shinkansen (Tokyo~Osaka) 320mile Passenger ridership Frequency(departure from Tokyo Sta.) 375,000 passengers/day (one way) 143 per day (At the peak)11 per hour Since opening in 1964, there have been no fatal accidents in 42 years! Thank you very much for your attention!

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