|No||Name||Date accomplished||Station accomplished||Prefecture|
|1||Goto, M 後藤宗隆||1959/08/29||Furenai 振内||Hokkaido|
|2||Nemoto, Y 根本幸男||1962/11/07||Ekawazaki 江川崎||Ehime|
|3||Hamada, T 浜田綱生||1964/03/21||Makurazaki 枕崎||Kagoshima|
|4||Goto, A 後藤明||1968/09/??||?||?|
|5||Tanuma, K 田沼建治||1969/10/05||Akechi 明智||Gifu|
|6||Ozawa, T 小沢十三男||1971/03/26||Kazusa-Nakano 上総中野||Chiba|
|7||Ishino, T 石野哲||1971/03/26||Omae 大前||Gunma|
|8||Kimata, E 木俣栄一||1972/11/04||Musashi-Itsukaichi 武蔵五日市||Tokyo|
|9||Koide, T 小出隆||1973/02/13||Koide 小出||Niigata|
|10||Fukuda, Y 福田行高||1973/03/22||Nikko 日光||Tochigi|
|11||Saito, H 斎藤英夫||1973/11/??||Nikko 日光||Tochigi|
|12||Nakamori, T 中森敏和||1974/03/??||Omu 雄武||Hokkaido|
|13||Futagawa, T 二川忠||1974/11/22||Kuroishi 黒石||Aomori|
|14||Takebe, H 武部宏明||1975/03/??||?||?|
|15||Hirose, T 広瀬貴志||1975/11/02||Fudai 普代||Iwate|
|16||Okutomi, S 奥富三平||1975/11/03||Nikko 日光||Tochigi|
|17||Kataoka, M 片岡正昭||1976/02/04||Niupu 仁宇布||Hokkaido|
|18||Kurihara, T 栗原孝弘||1976/03/24||Naruto 鳴門||Chiba|
|19||Takasu, K 高須清||1976/08/13||Motoyoshi 本吉||Miyagi|
|20||Okamoto, H 岡本寛||1976/08/31||Nishi-samukawa 西寒川||Kanagawa|
|21||Morikawa, N 森川尚一||1977/01/20||Mato 間藤||Tochigi|
|22||Ishida, J 石田穣一||1977/01/22||Matsuba 松葉||Akita|
|23||Hasebe, K 長谷部邦夫||1977/05/03||Okutama 奥多摩||Tokyo|
|24||Kajiyama, M 梶山正文||1977/05/15||Kashima-jingu 鹿島神宮||Ibaragi|
|25||Miyawaki, S 宮脇俊三||1977/05/28||Mato 間藤||Tochigi|
|26||Yamada, T 山田敏明||1977/08/27||Shigaraki 信楽||Shiga|
|27||Kiga, H 氣賀治夫||1977/12/12||Maeyachi 前谷地||Miyagi|
|28||Nishi, Y 西泰英||1977/12/16||Taro 田老||Iwate|
|29||Fujishiro, M 藤城昌治||1977/12/17||Kashima-jingu 鹿島神宮||Ibaragi|
|30||Kojima, Y 小島康成||1978/03/19||Uchiko 内子||Ehime|
|31||Fukuda, K 福田清||1978/04/02||Karasuyama 烏山||Tochigi|
|32||Horimoto, H 堀本光||1978/08/02||Nikko 日光||Tochigi|
The Kanjo activity was spotlighted by a book "Jikokuhyo (Timetable) 20,000km"(時刻表2万キロ) Mr. Shunzo Miyawaki (宮脇俊三) wrote in 1978 about his railway travels that resulted in the Kanjo of JNR lines. The JNR campaign of "Challenge 20,000km" started in 1980 and enticed many people to try and accomplish the Kanjo. Now more than ten thousand people are estimated to accomplish the Kanjo of JR lines. There are also a number of people who have done the ultimate Kanjo to pass through all passenger railway network of Japan that reaches about 27,400km (as of July 2003).
Mr. Miyoshi Goto, Daisuke's father wrote in a memorial writing; "We have decided our mind to carry out the will of our late son by completing the remaining 2,000km. My railway travel started this summer. I will stand out stoutly toward a day when I get off a train at Goto station with the late son's will on my back."
His writing five years later is shown in the web site of Kansai Student Newspaper Association. He wrote; "During the past five years I have continued railway travels to complete the remaining 2,000km, which was decreased to 300 km. Recently it is not decreased so easy as I imagined.... Some day I will certainly accomplish the Kanjo of 20,000km at Goto station."
Four years passed since then. Could he reach Goto station to accomplish the Kanjo?
The Railway Handbook or Tetsudo Yoran, published annually under the supervision of Railway Bureau of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT), lists all railway and tramway lines operated under these two laws. The ultimate Kanjo targets all the lines that provide regular passenger services among those listed in the Railway Handbook. A comprehensive list of railways and tramways in Japan is provided in the Table that shows all the lines listed in the Railway Handbook. The column "Eigyo kilo" (営業キロ) shows the length (km) of lines, including those discontinued indefinitely but not officially abolished, or that provide only freight services, while the column "Ryokaku kilo" (旅客キロ) shows the length of lines where regular passenger services are provided. It does not count, however, some lines that occasionally provide passenger services.
Many guided railways constructed in waterfronts are divided to railways and tramways section by section whether it is constructed on the roads controlled by the former Construction Ministry or the port roads that belong to port facilities controlled by the former Transport Ministry.
Tramway Law has no classification of the operations.
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