Tag - shibuya-station



Japan Times
Feb 10, 2020
Shibuya's Hachiko Square train car moving to Akita ahead of renovation
An old train car that has been used as a tourist information center outside Tokyo's busy Shibuya Station is being moved to the northeastern birthplace of Hachiko, the famously loyal dog immortalized by a nearby statue.
Japan Times
Feb 7, 2019
Distinctive new roof placed over Shibuya Station platform that is set to open in 2020
An M-shaped white roof was unveiled over a new subway platform at Tokyo's Shibuya Station on Thursday as the iconic tourist and nightlife hub's large-scale redevelopment progresses.
Japan Times
Oct 23, 2016
Shibuya's tourism car gets Sanrio makeover to ward off Halloween chaos
In a bid to thwart the more rambunctious revelers who gather in Shibuya Crossing on Halloween night, the green train car and information center in front Shibuya Station has been dressed up to look like Sanrio's popular character Pom Pom Purin.
Japan Times
LIFE / Lifestyle
Nov 14, 2015
Shibuya's redevelopment to create a futuristic railway station fit for the 21st century
Looking down from the 11th floor of Tokyo's Hikarie skyscraper, the seemingly endless ebb and flow of people using Shibuya Station is hypnotic to watch.
Japan Times
Apr 16, 2014
Shibuya Station to be rebuilt
East Japan Railway Co. says it will start laying the groundwork for wholesale renovations of Shibuya Station in Tokyo that will take more than a decade to complete.
Japan Times
Mar 15, 2013
New connection expedites Saitama-Yokohama route
Tokyo's bustling Shibuya Station is going through yet another change: Starting Saturday, the Tokyu Toyoko Line and the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line will be directly connected, enabling passengers to travel between Saitama and Yokohama without changing trains.
Japan Times
Oct 28, 2007
Masters of all they survey
"How do you get to the Seibu department store?"


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