Nozomi shinkansen to be suspended over virus

Business Mar 13, 2020

Nozomi shinkansen to be suspended over virus

Central Japan Railway Co. said Friday it will reduce services on its Tokaido Shinkansen line between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka stations later this month, due to a plunge in passengers amid the outbreak of the new coronavirus. The company, known as JR Central, will cancel some ...

Media get peek at Tokyo's new high-tech Takanawa Gateway Station

Business Mar 9, 2020

Media get peek at Tokyo's new high-tech Takanawa Gateway Station

The Yamanote Line's first new station since 1971 was unveiled to the media on Monday, with East Japan Railway Co. showcasing robots and other "futuristic" features to help people find their way around. Takanawa Gateway Station, situated in Minato Ward's Konan district between Shinagawa and ...