Home Liner Chiba
An E257-500 series unit
Service typeLiner
LocaleKanto region, Japan
First service1984
Last service15 March 2019
Current operator(s)
JR East
StartTokyo / Shinjuku
Line(s) usedSobu Main Line and Chuo Main Line
Rolling stockE257-500 series EMUs
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Electrification1,500 V DC overhead

The Home Liner Chiba (ホームライナー千葉) was a limited-stop reserved-seat "Home Liner" service for commuters on the Sobu Main Line and Chuo Main Line operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East). The train operated in the weekday evenings only. All seats were reserved with a supplement of 510 yen.[1] With the timetable revision starting on 16 March 2019, this service was discontinued.[2]


Rolling stock


See also


  1. ^ East Japan Railway Company. 乗車整理券・ライナー券 [Liner ticket] (in Japanese). Japan. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  2. ^ "2019年3月ダイヤ改正について" [Regarding the timetable revision of March 2019] (PDF). JR East, Chiba Branch. 14 December 2018.
  3. ^ a b East Japan Railway Company. 2016年3月ダイヤ改正について (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan. Retrieved 17 March 2017.