“Business Booth” allows meeting on the train – Trial on Tokaido & San-yo Shinkansen

JR Central and JR West will introduce the “business booth” on a trial basis inside the Tokaido & San-yo Shinkansen to further enhance the telework environment before and after moving by trains.

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Summary of railway operation updates due to COVID-19 – West Japan (as of November 6, 2020)

Summary of railway operation updates due to COVID-19 - West Japan

We have summarized the status of updates in operation schedules of each railway operator due to COVID-19 (as of November 6, 2020, excluding in normal operation). Please check the latest operation status before using. Izu Kyuko Some local trains are canceled from evening to night. The last train will be moved up at some stations. JR Central The Tokaido Shinkansen is operated by a special timetable based on the number of passengers. Some extra “Nozomi” trains will be set up on days when a number of passengers are expected. Meitetsu Of “μ-SKY” (Meitetsu-Gifu, Shin-Unuma and Meitetsu Nagoya – Central Japan International Airport), 22 trains on weekdays and 35 on Weekends…

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Operation resumed on JR Iida Line between Misakubo and Hiraoka (updated on September 28, 2020)

Operation resumed on JR Iida Line between Misakubo and Hiraoka

JR Central restarted the train operation on the JR Iida Line (飯田線) between Misakubo Station (水窪, Shizuoka) and Hiraoka Station (平岡, Nagano), which has been disrupted due to the effects of the heavy rain disaster in July, 2020. The train schedule of the Iida Line is as normal. The limited express trains “(Wide View) Inaji” are also on time now.

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‘Mikuriya’ – New station on JR Tōkaidō Line has launched business

'Mikuriya' - New station on JR Tōkaidō Line has launched business

A new station, ‘Mikuriya Station (御厨, CA30)’, has been established between Fukuroi and Iwata stations (Shizuoka) on the JR Tōkaidō Line, and started business on March 14, 2020. It is the nearest station to Yamaha Stadium (20-minute walk), the home stadium of J-League team Jubilo Iwata.

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