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Modernised Kintetsu Railway's Class 20000 RAKU Luxury EMU
Modernised Kintetsu Railway's Class 20000 RAKU Luxury EMU

The sole EMU in the fleet was built in 1990 to serve excursion services operated on the 1,435 mm gauge part of the Kintetsu railway network. Now it is ready to offer more comfort.

New Class 17000 EMUs For Tokyo Metro
New Class 17000 EMUs For Tokyo Metro

On 11 August 2020 Tokyo metro at its Shin-Kiba depot presented one of its first Hitachi-built Class 17000 trains.

JR East Announced New E8 Shinkansen Trains
JR East Announced New E8 Shinkansen Trains

On 3 March JR East announced plans to develop and purchase new Shinkansen Class E8 EMUs.

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West Express Ginga - New Sleeping Service In Japan
West Express Ginga - New Sleeping Service In Japan

On 25 January 2020 JR West introduced a new night train, which is planned to connect Kyoto and Osaka with Izumo by two pairs of trains weekly.

Ginza Line‘s Shibuya Station Moves During Holidays
Ginza Line‘s Shibuya Station Moves During Holidays

Tokyo Metro Ginza line is partly interrupted from 28 December 2019 to 2 January 2020 between Shibuya and Omote-sando.

Shinkansen 700 Series farewell
Shinkansen 700 Series farewell

On 11 December 2019 JR Central announced the withdrawal of its 700 Series Shinkansen high speed EMUs. The last run will take place on 8 March...

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Sōtetsu JR Link Line Project Advances
Sōtetsu JR Link Line Project Advances

On 28 March 2019 at Hazawa-Yokohama-Kokudai station, a new facility built on a JR Freight marshalling yard, a ceremony was held to mark...

New Limited Express EMU Laview For Seibu Railway
New Limited Express EMU Laview For Seibu Railway

On 14 February 2019 the Seibu Railway Company (Seibu Tetsudō Kabushiki-gaisha), the private operator of the 1,067 mm gauge rail network in...

JR-Shikoku Orders New Tilting DMUs
JR-Shikoku Orders New Tilting DMUs

JR Shikoku is to acquire a new Class 2700 DMUs for its Limited Express services. The first two pre-series two-car trains will be tested on the...

Tokyo: Yamanote Line Driverless Test Runs
Tokyo: Yamanote Line Driverless Test Runs

During the nights of 29/30 and 30/31 December 2018 as part of its project to introduce driverless train operation on the Yamanote and Tōhoku Shinkansen lines, JR East undertook the first trial runs of regular automatic train operation.

Next-Generation Experimental Shinkansen Takes Shape
Next-Generation Experimental Shinkansen Takes Shape

This photo, taken on 12 December 2018, shows the bodyshell of a Class E956 end car of the ten-car experimental ALFA-X Shinkansen train being...

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