Railway Enterprise Act, 2006

Japan Current 2006

The purpose of the Railway Enterprise Act is to ensure the safety of transportation and protect users of railways. It also aims to advance the railway business by making operations appropriate and reasonable, thus advancing public welfare. In terms of this Act, railway businesses have to issue annual safety reports. Some railway companies have combined safety reporting and CSR reporting.



Industry sectors covered by the instrument

Specific sector/s

Organizations covered by the instrument

All organizations - railway sector

Issuer type

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

Type of instrument


Mandatory or voluntary


The geographical scope


Project Partners