Rush of returning Golden Week travelers peaks

National May 6, 2014

Rush of returning Golden Week travelers peaks

The rush of travelers returning from domestic and overseas trips during the Golden Week holiday period peaked on Tuesday, with vacationers crowding trains, airports and expressways bound for Tokyo and other cities. Japan Railway companies said reserved seats on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines ...

Transport packed as Golden Week U-turn begins

National May 6, 2013

Transport packed as Golden Week U-turn begins

Holidaymakers crammed bullet trains, flights and highways bound for Tokyo and other cities Sunday as the Golden Week holidays began to wrap up. Heavy congestion was expected on expressways Sunday evening, the Japan Road Traffic Information Center warned. A 50-km bottleneck was expected on the northbound ...