List of Defunct Railway Companies in Japan - Hokkaidō

Hokkaidō

  • Abashiri Kōtsū 網走交通
    • Formerly called Higashi-Mokoto Transportation 東藻琴交通. Still active in bus and other businesses.
  • Asahikawa City Tramway 旭川市街軌道
  • Asahikawa Electric Tramway 旭川電気軌道
  • Ashibetsu Forest Railway 芦別森林鉄道 (Industrial railway)
  • Bekkai Municipal Tramway 別海村営軌道
  • Bifuka Municipal Tramway 美深町営軌道
  • Ebetsu Municipal Handcar Tramway 江別町営人車軌道
  • Forest Railway in Mikasa (Operator name unknown) 森林鉄道 (Industrial railway)
  • Garuishi Tramway 軽石軌道
  • Haboro Colliery Railway 羽幌炭礦鉄道
  • Haboro Forest Railway 羽幌森林鉄道 (Industrial railway)
  • Hamanaka Municipal Tramway 浜中町営軌道
  • Hayakita Railway 早来鉄道
    • Formerly called Hayakita Tramway 早来軌道. Still active as Atsuma Bus あつまバス, a bus operator.
  • Hokkaidō Chihoku Kōgen Railway 北海道ちほく高原鉄道
  • Hokkaidō Colliery and Steamship 北海道炭礦汽船
    • Formerly called Yūbari Railway 夕張鉄道. Hokkaidō Colliery and Steamship is still active as a chemical importer. Yūbari Railway is still active as a bus operator.
  • Hokkaidō Takushoku Railway 北海道拓殖鉄道
    • Still active as a truck company.
  • Horonobe Municipal Tramway 幌延町営軌道
  • Iwanai Horsecar 岩内馬車鉄道
  • Jōzankei Forest Railway 定山渓森林鉄道 (Industrial railway)
  • Jōzankei Railway 定山渓鉄道
    • Still active as Jōtetsu じょうてつ, a bus operator.
  • Kakuta Coal Mine Industrial Railway 角田炭礦専用鉄道 (Industrial railway)
  • Kamikawa Horsecar 上川馬車鉄道
  • Kayanuma Colliery Tramway 茅沼炭鉱軌道
    • Opened in 1869, presumed to be the oldest railway in Japan.
  • Kitami Railway 北見鉄道
  • Kōtō Tramway 江当軌道
  • Kushiro Development Pier 釧路開発埠頭
    • Former names include Hokkaidō Colliery Railway 北海道炭礦鉄道, Yūbetsu Colliery Railway 雄別炭礦鉄道, Yūbetsu Railway 雄別鉄道, and Yūbetsu Coal Mine 雄別炭礦.
  • Kushiro Railway 釧路鉄道
  • Maruseppu Forest Railway 丸瀬布森林鉄道 (Industrial railway)
  • Mitsubishi Coal Mining 三菱石炭鉱業
    • Former names include Ōyūbari Coal Mine 大夕張炭礦, Bibai Railway 美唄鉄道, Mitsubishi Mining 三菱鉱業, and Mitsubishi Ōyūbari Coal Mine 三菱大夕張炭礦. Mitsubishi Mining was later merged into Mitsubishi Material 三菱マテリアル.
  • Mitsui Ashibetsu Railway 三井芦別鉄道
  • Mitsui Mining 三井鉱山
    • Still active in its main business.
  • Nemuro Takushoku Railway 根室拓殖鉄道
  • Nippon Soda 日本曹達 (Industrial railway)
    • Still active in its main business as a chemical company.
  • Noboribetsu Onsen Tramway 登別温泉軌道
  • Oketo Forest Railway 置戸森林鉄道 (Industrial railway)
  • Onneyu Forest Railway 温根湯森林鉄道 (Industrial railway)
  • Ōnuma Electric Railway 大沼電鉄
  • Ōyūbari Forest Office 大夕張営林署 (Industrial railway)
  • Rumoi Railway 留萠鉄道
  • Sapporo Suburban Electric Tramway 札幌郊外電気軌道
    • Formerly called Sapporo Onsen Electric Tramway 札幌温泉電気軌道.
  • Sapporo Tramway 札幌軌道
  • Saru Railway 沙流鉄道
  • Shibecha Municipal Tramway 標茶町営軌道
  • Shibetsu Tramway 士別軌道
    • Still active as a bus operator.
  • Suttsu Railway 寿都鉄道
  • Teshio Colliery Railway 天塩炭砿鉄道
    • Still active as Tentesu Bus てんてつバス, a bus operator.
  • Tōbetsu Municipal Tramway 当別町営軌道
  • Tomakomai Port Development 苫小牧港開発
    • Still active as a developer.
  • Tōyako Electric Railway 洞爺湖電気鉄道
  • Tsurui Municipal Tramway 鶴居村営軌道
  • Utanobori Municipal Tramway 歌登町営軌道
  • Yoichi Rinkō Tramway 余市臨港軌道
  • Yūbetsu Tramway 湧別軌道

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