Tag - seibu-railway



Japan Times
Jul 10, 2023
Seibu Railway tests new translation device to boost communication
The window-like interface creates real-time translations that appear as text bubbles as people converse on either side of the screen.
Japan Times
Jun 13, 2020
Toshimaen calls it quits, to be replaced by Harry Potter theme park in 2023
The 94-year-old amusement park, which has entertained generations, will close for good in August.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Mar 21, 2020
Toshimaen and Legoland to partially resume operations amid outbreak
Some amusement parks are planning to partially resume operations suspended by the coronavirus outbreak and take people's temperatures when they arrive as a precaution.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 29, 2018
Upgraded express: Seibu Railway's Laview train to debut next spring
Seibu Railway Co. on Monday announced the name of a new limited express train — Laview — that is scheduled to start running from next spring.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 29, 2016
Nine hospitalized after suspected chemical sprayed on Tokyo station platform
Nine people were taken to hospital after a hazardous chemical was sprayed on a train platform in Tokyo on Wednesday, police said.
Japan Times
Aug 14, 2016
Rural Japan rail tours push scenic, luxurious journeys into the unknown
When planning a trip to Japan, tourists are most likely to pack destinations like Mount Fuji, Kyoto and Akihabara all into the space of a few days.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Mar 19, 2016
Manner mode: Defusing tension on the train
Commuting to and from work during peak hours in Tokyo can be an utterly soul-destroying experience.
Japan Times
Jan 14, 2016
Seibu Railway cars to feature Hello Kitty characters in tourist draw
Hello Kitty characters will be featured on some Seibu Railway Co. train cars from Saturday in a bid to draw visitors to the Chichibu mountainous area where the operator serves.
Japan Times
Dec 28, 2015
Seibu to debut dinner trains featuring local fare on its scenic Chichibu Line from spring
Seibu Railway Co. will debut a dining train service in spring 2016 that offers gourmet meals to passengers traveling the scenic Seibu Chichibu Line.
Japan Times
Jun 7, 2015
Rush hour with bangin' bass: My night on ageHa's EDM train
A woman with purple hair sits in the waiting room on the platform at Nerima Station, surrounded by salarymen who look exhausted from their workday. Nearby, a private security guard herds four friends wearing matching floral-print pants and light-up shoes toward a line. An assortment of middle-aged workers...


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