Apr 7, 2016

Toshiba to build railway parts factory in India

Toshiba Corp. will build a factory in India to make parts for trains following plans by General Electric Co. and Alstom SA to set up manufacturing facilities in the country after winning deals to build locomotives. The Japanese company will make train control and ...

Manner mode: Defusing tension on the train

Mar 19, 2016

Manner mode: Defusing tension on the train

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Commuting to and from work during peak hours in Tokyo can be an utterly soul-destroying experience. With passengers jammed in like sardines in a can, the suffocating conditions on many trains can elevate stress levels and cause tempers to fray. Given the sheer number ...

Smoke in Ginza Station halts Hibiya Line operations

Jan 26, 2016

Smoke in Ginza Station halts Hibiya Line operations

Smoke filled Ginza Station in Tokyo on Tuesday morning, briefly disrupting Hibiya Line operations, police and the subway operator confirmed. The police were alerted at around 6:55 a.m. after smoke was seen pouring out of a ceiling duct inside the underground station. No injuries ...