Three songs selected for Tokyo subway's departure melodies

Jan 21, 2016

Three songs selected for Tokyo subway's departure melodies

Hit tunes by the all-girl pop group AKB48 and its rival, Nogizaka46, and a 1960s duet song still popular in karaoke, have been selected for departure melodies at three subway stations in central Tokyo. Tokyo Metro Co., the operator of nine subway lines in ...

Tokyo Metro punishes station staff for ducking booze tests

Dec 14, 2014

Tokyo Metro punishes station staff for ducking booze tests

Tokyo Metro Co. said Sunday it is taking disciplinary action against 19 employees involved in a scheme by nine deputy stationmasters who used colleagues as stand-ins to duck compulsory blood-alcohol tests upon arriving at work. According to Tokyo Metro, the nine deputy stationmasters, all ...

Mar 31, 2014

Tokyo Metro unveils subway navigation app for visitors

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Tokyo Metro Co. is providing a free smartphone application to help foreigners navigate the capital’s subway system. Tokyo Subway Navigation for Tourists will be available for Android phones through Google Play on Tuesday and “sometime soon” for iPhones at Apple’s App Store, Tokyo Metro ...