Finding your sea legs on Tokyo Bay

| Mar 28, 2015

Finding your sea legs on Tokyo Bay

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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 ...

Keikyu using new app for foreign visitors

Jul 16, 2014

Keikyu using new app for foreign visitors

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Keikyu Corp., a major private railway serving the Tokyo area, began trial operations Wednesday for a service in which staff members use tablet computers to translate information for customers in 27 languages. Employees at the Keikyu Line's stations in Shinagawa and Haneda Airport International Terminal ...

Tokyo's Yamanote Line to get 30th station by 2020 Olympics

May 31, 2014

Tokyo's Yamanote Line to get 30th station by 2020 Olympics

The Yamanote Line, central Tokyo's main train line, will get its 30th station before the 2020 Olympics open in the capital, an official from East Japan Railway Co. said Saturday. The first new station to be built on the loop line since 1971 will be ...