Press Release

2023.11.20 Kintetsu Railway to Operate Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Theme-Wrapped Trains with the Original Design ~Building a sense of excitement for the Expo and raising enthusiasm for the Expo from along the Kintetsu lines~

The Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition (hereinafter referred to as “the Association”) signed a publicity and promotion sponsorship agreement with Kintetsu Group Holdings Co.,Ltd. (Osaka, Representative Director and President: TSUJI Takashi). Kintetsu Railway Co.,Ltd.(Osaka, President: HARA Yasushi)is registered as a group company of Kintetsu Group Holdings Co.,Ltd.
As the first initiative since the agreement was concluded, Kintetsu Group Holdings Co.,Ltd. and Kintetsu Railway Co.,Ltd. will operate wrapped trains with the original design of Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan, mainly on the Nara Line and Osaka Line from Thursday, November 30, 2023, 500 days before the opening of the Expo to further promote interest and encourage visitors to come to the event.
The wrapped trains are designed with the official logo mark expressing the theme of the Expo, “Designing Future Society for Our Lives,” as well as the official character “MYAKU-MYAKU”.

About the ”Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan theme-wrapped trains!”

▽ Period of operation
From Thursday, November 30, 2023 to Monday, October 13, 2025 (planned)
▽ Service routes
Mainly from Kintetsu-Nara to Kobe-Sannomiya
Mainly from Osaka-Uehommachi to Ise-Nakagawa
▽ Trains to be wrapped
Series 9820, 6 cars, 1 train set
Series 5820, 6 cars, 1 train set


Public Relations Department, Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition