Can’t buy “Suica/PASMO” due to lack of stock – What’s happening to the Tokyo Railways?

Because supply of IC cards is unstable due to the global shortage of semiconductors, most of the transportation IC cards “Suica” and “PASMO” have not been on sale in the Tokyo metropolitan and the eastern Japan area.

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Free Wi-Fi will be partially closed on trains – Tokyo Metro reduces services for foreigners

Tokyo Metro will discontinue some of the Wi-Fi services that it has provided mainly to foreigners visiting Japan on their trains without renewing the contract with the telecommunications carrier.

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[Breaking news] Toei Oedo Line runs every 10 minutes – The drivers was infected with COVID-19

Tochomae Station on the Toei Subway Oed Line (image)

The Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation has announced that it will operate the Toei Subway Oedo Line on a special schedule until January 11, 2021 (Monday / holiday), based on the fact that several employees were infected with COVID-19.

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‘Takanawa Gateway’ – New station on JR Yamanote & Keihin-Tohoku Lines has launched business

'Takanawa Gateway' - New station on JR Yamanote & Keihin-Tohoku Lines has launched business

A new station, ‘Takanawa Gateway Station (高輪ゲートウェイ, JY26/JK21)’, has been established between Tamachi and Shinagawa stations (Tokyo) on the JR Yamanote & Keihin-Tohoku Lines, and started business on March 14, 2020. The 3-letter code ‘TGW’ is given on the information boards. This station was constructed by rebuilding the site of the old train fleet center, which has become no longer used, and relocating their tracks. People can transfer to Sengakuji Station on the Keikyu Main Line and Toei Asakusa Line, which is about 300 meters northwest from there. The area around the station will be redeveloped over the next few years under the concept of “The Global Gateway”.

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