Topics of Shinkansen Travels

  • 47 Family Cabins will run in this spring.

    JR Central announced “Family Cabins” (ファミリー車両) will be available in Nozomi trains again during coming Golden Week holidays. Those are special cabins for families traveling with children under primary school age by Tokaido Shinkansen trains in such busiest periods. Families can be on board with crying and screaming little babies without hesitation. That may be a great option for family travelers.

  • Unlimited Riding Ticket will be released for Kyushu Shinansen’s 7th anniversary.

    Kyushu Shinkansen will have its 7th anniversary in this March. JR Kyushu said that they will release two special discount tickets with their continuing gratitude. One is Kyushu Shinkansen Free Pass (九州新幹線フリーパス) and the other is Kyushu Shinkansen Otonari One Coin Ticket (九州新幹線お隣ワンコインきっぷ). Kyushu Shinkansen Free Pass allows unlimited travel by Kyushu Shinkansen for a day at 10,000 yen.

  • Otonari One Coin Ticket will be released for Kyushu Shinansen’s 7th anniversary.

    Kyushu Shinkansen will have its 7th anniversary in this March. JR Kyushu said that they will release two special discount tickets with their continuing gratitude. One is Kyushu Shinkansen Otonari One Coin Ticket (九州新幹線お隣ワンコインきっぷ) and the other is Kyushu Shinkansen Free Pass (九州新幹線フリーパス). Kyushu Shinkansen Otonari One Coin Ticket allows one-way trip to the adjacent station for 500 yen.

  • The system usage in January, 2018

    In January, this site Shinkansen Timetable had been visited 159 thousand times by 121 thousand users, and the page view was 385 thousand. The23.1% in the total access was through desktop, 71.9% through mobile, 5.0% through tablet.

  • The estimation of Doctor Yellow’s operational date in February 2018

    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 February 2018. Because the Doctor Yellow’s testing date has some biases, we can calculate and estimate the testing schedules with the biases of prior testing dates and days.