Tag - ginza-line



Japan Times
Jan 3, 2020
Renovated Shibuya subway station with M-shaped roof open for business
Tokyo's oldest subway line got a brand-new station Friday in the tourism and nightlife hub of Shibuya, which is rapidly transforming ahead of the Olympics this summer.
Japan Times
Dec 12, 2019
Tokyo's Ginza Line to be partially suspended over New Year's due to work at Shibuya Station
Tokyo's busy Ginza Line, which runs from Shibuya to Asakusa on a route that connects two of the capital's top spots for tourists, will be partially suspended over the New Year's holiday due to construction of a new platform at Shibuya Station, operator Tokyo Metro Co. has said.
Japan Times
Feb 7, 2019
Distinctive new roof placed over Shibuya Station platform that is set to open in 2020
An M-shaped white roof was unveiled over a new subway platform at Tokyo's Shibuya Station on Thursday as the iconic tourist and nightlife hub's large-scale redevelopment progresses.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History
Dec 16, 2017
Heart of gold: The Ginza Line celebrates its 90th birthday
Born of disasters, war and massive infrastructure projects, 21st-century Tokyo has plenty of ghosts buried underground. If you ride the subway these days, you can catch a fleeting glimpse of two of them but, if you blink, you'll miss them. The Ginza Line is marking 90 years since its opening with the...
May 9, 2016
Bad track strands 99,000 on Ginza Line during rush hour
A broken rail delayed subway trains on the Tokyo Metropolitan Ginza Line for 4 hours and 40 minutes Monday, stranding some 99,000 commuters.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Apr 12, 2014
Tokyo underground: taking property development to new depths
With demand for commercial and residential space increasing on the surface of Tokyo, developers are exploring new ways to utilize space underground.


Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals