Media get peek at Hello Kitty bullet train ahead of debut

Business Jun 26, 2018

Media get peek at Hello Kitty bullet train ahead of debut

West Japan Railway Co. (JR West) showed a Hello Kitty-themed bullet train to the media Monday before its debut later this week. The white eight-car train, which is decorated with drawings of pink ribbons to mimic the look of the popular character created by Sanrio ...

National Dec 4, 2015

JR West to stop punishing crews for errors to prevent cover-ups

West Japan Railway Co. will ease disciplinary measures for train crews to prevent them from covering up errors, company officials said Friday, in what is the first such attempt in the industry. In the wake of the deadly 2005 derailment near Osaka, the company, commonly ...