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What is the difference between Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway?

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Inquiry ID:OpenFAQ-001703 Latest Update:2016/12/13

Of the 13 subway lines in Tokyo, Tokyo Metro operates 9 ? Ginza Line, Marunouchi Line, Hibiya Line, Tozai Line, Chiyoda Line, Yurakucho Line, Hanzomon Line, Namboku Line, and Fukutoshin Line ? while the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (Toei Subway) operates 4 ? Asakusa Line, Mita Line, Shinjuku Line, and Oedo Line. Please note that the fare structure differs between Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway. Discount fares are applied when using a PASMO or other IC card or connecting ticket to travel on Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines. We also offer Tokyo Subway Ticket, etc. that can be used on lines operated by both companies.

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