Sangi Railway operates the 20.4-km section of the Hokusei Line from Nishi Kuwana to Ageki and a line from Tomita (Kintetsu and JR Central both have stations there) to Nishi Fujiwara, in the Tokai region.
32.7-km line runs from Kawanishi (on the JR West's Gantoku Line) to Nishiki-cho in Yamaguchi prefecture.
Oigawa Railway's southern terminus is at the small Kanaya Station on the Tokaido main line in the middle part of southern Shizuoka Prefecture. Its line follows the Oigawa River north and a steam-hauled train caters to tourists on the southern 39.5-km section from Kanaya to Senzu. The northern 25.5-km track section runs from Senzu to Ikawa.
The Aoimori Railway Line runs from Metoki Station in Sannohe to Hachinohe Station in Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture.
Echizen Railway operates railway services between Fukui and Katsuyama in Fukui Prefecture.
Operating the Joso Line and Ryugasaki Line in Ibaraki prefecture.
Akechi Railway took over the 25.1-km Akechi Line that branches off from the JR Central's Chuo main line at Ena. The other terminus at Akechi is an historical town that attracts tourists.
Sagano Scenic Railway
The Sagano Scenic Railway train runs at a leisurely pace down the Hozukyo Valley - famous for its breathtaking views. The run takes about 25 minutes from Trokko Saga Station to Trokko Kameoka Station in the Kyoto area.