On 26 August 2023, a new tram line was inaugurated in Utsunomia. It is the first new tram system in the country since 1948. The service is provided by 51 three-section, 29.52 m long, bi-directional articulated HU300 'Lightline' trams.
The Hitachi Toshiba Supreme Consortium (HTSC) will deliver 12 trains for Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSR).
With the inauguration of the section of the new Shin-Yokohama line, the new Tokyo Railway Interconnection has been completed forming wide area network.
Tokyo Metro was testing synchronous reluctance traction motors on two EMU cars on the Hibiya metro line.
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.