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The Narita Express railway service will run all the way to Mount Fuji starting this summer, offering travelers a potential way to skip the capital and its congested railway interchanges.

The distinctive red and black N’ex cars currently link the Tokyo area to Narita Airport in Chiba Prefecture. Under the new plan, East Japan Railway Co. and Fujikyuko Co. will be able to shuttle passengers much further, via JR and Fujikyuko lines, to Kawaguchiko Station in Yamanashi Prefecture, the nearest stop to the mountain.

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