Ground-breaking ceremony held for new Yamanote Line station

Feb 10, 2017

Ground-breaking ceremony held for new Yamanote Line station

Work commenced Friday on a new station for the Yamanote Line, the first addition to central Tokyo’s loop line since 1971. East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) and the Urban Renaissance Agency, an affiliate of the infrastructure ministry, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the ...

Base fare for Tokyo taxis lowered to ¥410

Jan 30, 2017

Base fare for Tokyo taxis lowered to ¥410

Hoping to drum up more business, including from overseas visitors and the elderly, base taxi fares were lowered Monday to ¥410 from ¥730 in central Tokyo and two suburban cities. The new base fare is for the first 1.052 km, while the one it ...