Rail Fans delivers the different type of trains and their services. Rail Fans is written by one of our authors who love to travel and trains.
By 2020 in time for 2020 Summer Olympics, the rolling stocks will be completely changed to E235 Electric Multiple Unit (EMU).
Even that, the deepest train station by means of relative to the surface is not in Tokyo. The deepest in operation station in Japan is the Doai Station 「土合駅」in Minakami, Gunma, Japan and operates by JR East company.
JR Hokkaido made a decision to maintain one of its stopping at Kami-Shirataki Station along the Sekihoku Main Line in Hokkaido until 26 March 2016. Currently only 2 trains stop here each day, one for each direction, for just for 1 passenger.
The Cassiopeia service is going to be discontinued in March 2016, when the new JR Hokkaidao Shinkansen Service starts to serve between Tokyo and Hakodate.
The 5000 series used on Kumamoto Electric Railway is ending it services on 14 Feb 2016
In 2 months time, 26 March 2016, the JR Hokkaido Shinkansen will be in service. It will run between the new Hakodate station all the way to Tokyo Station. The tracks between Aomori and Hakodate belong to JR Hokkaido while from Aomori to Tokyo belongs to JR East Company.
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Many tourists, both locally and aboard know about the Tama Station Master and her train - The Tama Train Car. Tama Station Master was a cat who become famous in 2007. There are also other cute train cars by Wakayama Railway.