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