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On 24 February 2023 the new Class E8 Mini Shinkansen was unveiled in Sendai.
Tokyo Metro was testing synchronous reluctance traction motors on two EMU cars on the Hibiya metro line.
Osaka Metro has introduced a new Class 400 with an unusual "cosmic" design.
After years of preparations, finding the economical model and the construction, a new and from the rest of the Shinkansen network isolated high speed line was inaugurated on 23 September 2022.
The interconnection of mayor railway networks in south-western part of the Great Tokyo Area continues. This time the Sagami and Tōkyū private railways have met through a new Sōtetsu Tōkyū Link Line.
On 30 March 2022, the new Class 4000 metro for Yokohama Municipal Subway was introduced.
On 19 March 2022, in Omura on Kyushu island, a new Shinkansen depot was inaugurated.
On 22 December 2021, at the Hitachi Kasado works, JR Kyushu unveiled its new Class N700S Shinkansen train destined for new line to Nagasaki called West Kyushu Shinkansen.
On 27 May 2021 the first tram arrived to Utsunomiya, the capital city of Tochigi prefecture in Kantō region (surrounding Tokyo). The operator has ordered 17 Type HU300 trams, built by Niigata Transys.
On 2 June 2021 in Tokyo was unveiled new train for Hanzōmon line of Tokyo metro. 19 Class 18000 Hitachi-built ten-car EMUs are on order.
On 28 April 2021 JR Kyushu announced it is about to inaugurate new stretch of Shinkansen high speed line on Kyushu island from autumn 2022.
With the start o the new 2021 timetable, on 13 March 2021, new Class E131 EMUs entered commercial service in Chiba prefecture.
On 21 December 2020, Class E235-1000 EMUs started commercial services on Yokosuka-Sobu Rapid Line.
In August 2020 we informed about the new Class 17000 EMU destined for Tokyo Metro Tokyo Yūrakuchō and Fukutoshin lines.
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.