Aug 20, 2013

Bon voyagers on trains, planes surged over last year

The number of people who traveled on major train services and domestic and international flights over the Bon summer holiday period rose from a year before, according to data from major domestic airlines and six passenger service firms in the Japan Railways Group. About ...

Return rush peaks after Bon holiday season

Aug 17, 2013

Return rush peaks after Bon holiday season

Railway stations, airports and expressways nationwide were jammed Saturday with travelers returning home from the Bon holidays. Reserved seats on the Tohoku and Tokaido shinkansen lines, which connect Tokyo with the northeast and Osaka to the west, were almost fully booked throughout the day. ...