Kashima Rinkai Railway
Operates the Oarai-Kashima Line connecting Kashima-jingu and Mito (and the Kashima Soccer Stadium).
Iyo Railway is a light railway with a 36.6-km urban railway linking Matsuyama (Shikoku) with nearby towns and a 6.9-km suburban loop line within the city.
Tenryu Futamata station through beautiful countryside to Mikkabi in in Shizuoka prefecture
Noto Line between Wajima and Takojima and the northern 53.5-km Nanao–Wajima section of the Nano line. Noto Railway's track is located in the northern part of the Noto Peninsula in Hokuriku region.
Chikuho Electric Railway
Chikuho Electric is a suburban railway in Kyushu region with a line from Kurosaki (a Kita Kyushu transit hub) to Nogata (formerly a colliery town and now a bed town for Fukuoka).
The line is located in Amagi City and several neighbouring municipalities in the interior of Fukuoka Prefecture.
6.8 km Asano river line and 15.9 km Ishikawa line in Ishikawa prefecture.
Ise Railway has an interest in JR Central's Mie and Nanki services. Ise Railway's line was formerly JNR's loss-making Ise Line. The line offers a shortcut to the Kii Peninsula, so JR Central trains continue to use it.
Aichi Loop (Kanyo) Railway
Suburban loop line around Nagoya. The loop not fully complete and measures 45.3 km. It consists of the previous Okata Line from Okazaki to Shin Toyota (acquired from JR Central), and an extension constructed by the railway company from Shin Toyota to Kozoji. The line is electrified (1500 V) and links the Tokaido and Chuo main lines, bypassing the city centre.