Flying taxis in Singapore to test cleaner, quieter sky ride

Asia Pacific Oct 8, 2019

Flying taxis in Singapore to test cleaner, quieter sky ride

A British company says it's building the world's first "vertiport" for electric aircraft in Singapore, an early step towards a global network for flying taxis. Essex-based Skyports Ltd. plans to show off the vertical takeoff and landing station at Marina Bay during the Intelligent Transport ...

The Hokkaido Shinkansen Line at a glance

National Mar 26, 2016

The Hokkaido Shinkansen Line at a glance

It's been a long time coming and was almost derailed by budget wrangling in the 1980s, but after more than four decades of planning and construction, the Hokkaido Shinkansen Line, which runs between Shin-Aomori and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto, Hokkaido, and slices the travel time from Tokyo to ...

Smoke in Ginza Station halts Hibiya Line operations

National Jan 26, 2016

Smoke in Ginza Station halts Hibiya Line operations

Smoke filled Ginza Station in Tokyo on Tuesday morning, briefly disrupting Hibiya Line operations, police and the subway operator confirmed. The police were alerted at around 6:55 a.m. after smoke was seen pouring out of a ceiling duct inside the underground station. No injuries were reported, ...