Three private railway companies in the Kanto region Interim settlement The impact of the new corona on the largest final deficit ever October 30, 18:57
Among the major private railway companies in the Kanto region, three companies including Tobu Railway announced the interim financial results for the six months until September, and the number of passengers dropped significantly due to the influence of the new coronavirus. It was the largest final deficit.
Of the major private railway companies, Tobu Railway, Odakyu Electric Railway, and Keisei Electric Railway announced the interim financial results for the entire group from April to September on the 30th.
According to this, all three companies had the largest final deficit in the interim settlement of accounts, and the amount
was 22.4 billion yen for Tobu
Railway, 21.2 billion yen for Odakyu
Electric Railway, and 18.2 billion yen for Keisei Electric Railway.
The main reason for this is that the spread of the new coronavirus has caused a significant drop in railway and bus passengers, and a significant decrease in sales at department stores and hotels.
In addition, regarding the business results for the year to March next year,
▽ Odakyu Electric Railway 32.1 billion yen
▽ Keisei Electric Railway 26.2 billion yen
▽ Tobu Railway 21.2 billion yen, both of which are expected to be in the final deficit.
Each company plans to reduce costs, such as reducing advertising costs and repair costs, to deal with difficult situations.
In the railway industry, JR's East Japan, Tokai, and West Japan have been in the final deficit for the first time in the interim settlement of accounts, and severe performance announcements are being made one after another due to the influence of the new coronavirus.