Saitama urges Seibu to keep Chichibu Line open

Mar 27, 2013

Saitama urges Seibu to keep Chichibu Line open

by Kazuaki Nagata

Saitama Gov. Kiyoshi Ueda and other local leaders are making their case to Seibu Holdings Inc. to keep the Seibu Chichibu Line open as rumors swirl that the firm’s biggest shareholder is demanding that the unprofitable railway section be abandoned. “It would severely damage ...