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 ...

Finding your sea legs on Tokyo Bay

Travel | BACKSTREET STORIES Mar 28, 2015

Finding your sea legs on Tokyo Bay

by Kit Nagamura

It's wretched weather for putting out to sea: gusty winds, cloud banks brooding with rain and water spouts, temperatures a micro-notch above freezing and the waters of Tokyo Bay like wet elephant hide. Nonetheless, at the generous invitation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's Bureau ...