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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 ...

JR East to install security cameras on all trains

National Apr 3, 2018

JR East to install security cameras on all trains

East Japan Railway Co. said Tuesday it will install cameras on all of its trains to enhance security. The railway operator known as JR East plans to place the cameras on all new cars to be made from the current fiscal year, which started this ...

Security cameras to be installed on JR Yamanote Line trains

National Jun 6, 2017

Security cameras to be installed on JR Yamanote Line trains

East Japan Railway Co. said Tuesday it will introduce security cameras on trains running on Tokyo's Yamanote loop line to enhance security. The railway operator said it will introduce the cameras on 550 train cars starting in the spring of 2018, completing installation by 2020 ...