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Profile of registrant

East Japan Railway Company

Identification number in the register: 283832411653-93
Registration date: 29/07/13 15:06:27

The information on this organisation was last modified on 24/12/14 13:38:25
The date of the last annual update was 02/07/14 18:30:35

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: East Japan Railway Company
Acronym: JR East
Legal status: Company
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Ichiro TAKAHASHI
Position: Executive Director of Brussels Branch

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Ichiro TAKAHASHI
Position: Executive Director of Brussels Branch

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 2-2-2 Yoyogi Shibuya-ku
Tokyo 1518578
Telephone number: (+81) 353341150
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Contact details of its Brussels Branch office;
Square de Meeus 23, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Tel:+32 (0)2 808 3643
Fax:+32 (0)2 808 3649

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: East Japan Railway Company operates passenger railways in the eastern part of Japan including Tokyo Metropolitan area.
The principal activities of its Brussels Branch office are as follows:
1)Promotion and enhancement of the railway businesses in the regions of Europe, Middle East and Africa
2)Further promotion in making oversea procurement
3)Consultation and negotiation with the international railway associations and organizations
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Ichiro Takahashi 30/07/14 28/07/15
HIROYUKI WATANABE 26/07/14 24/07/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Fourth Railway Package, Public Procurement Package

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

East Japan Railway Company has been a partner member of CER (Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies) since May 2008.

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2013 - 03/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 100000  € - 150000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.