Monorails of Japan

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System A Few Words Opening
Ueno Zoo, Tokyo Japan's first monorail. 1957
Tokyo-Haneda  The first of many monorails to prove rail transit can profit! 1964
Shonan First monorail to use French Safege system. 1970
Higashiyama Park and Zoo transport. 197?
Kitakyushu City The system that spurred the Japanese monorail revival. 1985
Chiba City First dual-rail Safege monorail system. 1988
Osaka  Record breaking system that keeps growing. 1990
Tama Western Tokyo area monorail. 1998
Tokyo Disneyland Ist non-USA Disney park to get a monorail. 2001
Naha Rail returns to Okinawa. 2003

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