Editorials Apr 4, 2017

Privatization of JNR, 30 years on

If the profitable operations of JR East, West, Tokai and Kyushu represent the benefits of the JNR privatization and breakup, the tough prospects of JR Hokkaido highlight the problems facing railway operations in rural areas.

'Discover, Discover Japan'

Art / Openings In Tokyo Sep 11, 2014

'Discover, Discover Japan'

by Daisuke Kikuchi

In October 1970, Japanese National Railways launched its Discover Japan advertising campaign in the hopes of keeping and cultivating the increased number of railway users that it had gained during the Japan World Exposition, which had finished a month earlier. With Wakao Fujioka of advertising ...