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National Jan 31, 2019

JR East mulls later train services during 2020 Tokyo Olympics

East Japan Railway Co. is considering extending train operating hours in and around Tokyo during the Olympic and Paralympic Games next year, sources close to the matter said Thursday. The temporary measure is designed to help fans get home or to their hotel from events ...

Fate of Japan's oldest monorail line up in the air

National Jan 24, 2019

Fate of Japan's oldest monorail line up in the air

The operation of Japan's oldest monorail line, located at a Tokyo zoo, will be suspended in November following a 62-year run, as the current vehicles are getting old, the metropolitan government said Wednesday. It was vague about whether the monorail runs at Ueno Zoological Gardens ...