2017 winter trains operational plans

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JR companies released the overview of special operational trains in this winter, from December 1, 2017 to February 28, 2019. According to them, many extra trains will run during morning and evening on weekdays, weekends and the winter holidays (December 28 – January 4).

On Tokaido Shinkansen, 363 trains travel on an average day of this winter and 32,699 services (101% over the previous year) will be available totally for 90 days. During the winter holidays, 412 trains on an average day and 3,297 services (102% over the previous year) available totally for eight days.

During this period, 500 TYPE EVA on Sanyo Shinkansen will travel as follows.

Travel Plan of 500 TYPE EVA
October 01-11, 16-31
November 01-06, 10-25, 27, 28
December 02-19, 12-31
January 01-15, 19-31
February 01-06, 10-28