Topics of Shinkansen Travels

  • The “Morning Wagon” service started in Sanyo Shinkansen trains.

    In-car sales of Sanyo Shinkansen has started “Morning Wagon” service. This service offers large cups of coffee at the same price as regular cups, etc.

  • discount for new users of JR Kyushu’s online booking service

    To promote JR Kyushu’s online booking service “JR Kyushu Internet Ressha Yoyaku” (JR九州インターネット列車予約), “Shokai Kounyu Gentei! Otameshi Net Ticket” (初回購入限定!お試しネットきっぷ) will be released. The new users of that service and existing users without use for at least one year can purchase this ticket. Of course, the ticket is available only online.

  • The estimation of Doctor Yellow’s operational date in January 2019

    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 January 2019. 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.

  • Peak days of 2018-19 winter holidays returning travel

    According to JR Central, the train congestion peaks during coming summer holiday period will be January 3 for inbound trains. The following data are from this site Shinkansen Timetable’s independent survey. The seat availability changes from moment to moment, but they may be of some help to find remained seats.

  • Peak days of 2018-19 winter holidays travel, final guide

    The weinter holidays are coming. According to JR Central, the train congestion peaks during coming winter holiday period will be December 29 for outbound trains and January 3 for inbound ones. The following data are from this site Shinkansen Timetable’s independent survey. The seat availability changes from moment to moment, but they may be of some help to find remained seats.