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Public to name new station on Tokyo's Yamanote Line

National Jun 6, 2018

Public to name new station on Tokyo's Yamanote Line

East Japan Railway Co. said Tuesday it will ask the public to name a new station being built on Tokyo's Yamanote Line. The station — located between the existing Shinagawa and Tamachi stops on the Minato Ward waterfront — is tentatively scheduled to open in ...

JR East to launch sightseeing train from Tokyo to Izu in 2020

Business May 9, 2018

JR East to launch sightseeing train from Tokyo to Izu in 2020

East Japan Railway Co. said it will launch a luxurious sightseeing train between Tokyo and the Izu resort area in the spring of 2020, shortly before the capital hosts the Summer Olympic Games. The eight-car train will feature premium seats and private rooms, with one ...