Media get peek at Tokyo's new high-tech Takanawa Gateway Station

Business Mar 9, 2020

Media get peek at Tokyo's new high-tech Takanawa Gateway Station

The Yamanote Line's first new station since 1971 was unveiled to the media on Monday, with East Japan Railway Co. showcasing robots and other "futuristic" features to help people find their way around. Takanawa Gateway Station, situated in Minato Ward's Konan district between Shinagawa and ...

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 ...

JR East to install security cameras on all trains

National Apr 3, 2018

JR East to install security cameras on all trains

East Japan Railway Co. said Tuesday it will install cameras on all of its trains to enhance security. The railway operator known as JR East plans to place the cameras on all new cars to be made from the current fiscal year, which started this ...