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Hot coffee campaign will be held at in-car sales of Sanyo Shinkansen between Shin-Osaka and Hakata. This campaign is the second one, the first one was held in last November, and it offers large sized hot coffee (240 ml, usually 360 yen) at 310 yen which is same price of regular sized ones (160 ml) on all trains. Coffee is available in-car sales from February 25 through April 24.
The West Japan Railway Company and JR Kyushu announced that they will keep on selling Super Hayatoku Ticket (スーパー早特きっぷ), purchasable until 14 days before the travel date, until the end of next March. Its available sectors and prices will be he same as going.
JR Central is progressing the installation works of moving safety fences on Shinkansen tracks of Nozomi-stop stations. They announced that the fence on track 4 of Shin-Yokohama Station will be in service from March 10. And they said they plan to build fences on track 23 of Shinagawa Station and track 1 of Shin-Yokohama Station during fiscal 2017.
The Shinkansen train service schedule was revised on March 4. This site “Shinkansen Timetable” picked up the changes of the schedule in the morning (around 6:00-8:00), the daytime (around 12:00-14:00) and the midnight (around 21:00-24:00).
On the subject of Doctor Yellow, a high speed test train on Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen, we tried to estimate its operational schedules for this month of March 2017. Because the Doctor Yellow’s testing “date” and “day” have some biases, we can calculate and estimate the testing schedules with the biases of prior testing dates and days.