JR West to furlough workers again

Business Jan 20, 2021

JR West to furlough workers again

JR West decided on its second company-wide furlough because of an expected drop in passengers after a fresh coronavirus state of emergency was declared in some prefectures including Osaka.

Tokyo-area governors want no all-night trains on New Year's Eve

National Dec 17, 2020

Tokyo-area governors want no all-night trains on New Year's Eve

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and the governors of three neighboring prefectures have asked the central government and railroad companies not to run trains all night on New Year's Eve, Koike said Wednesday. The six companies included East Japan Railway Co., or JR East, and Tokyo ...