Topics of Shinkansen Travels

  • Unlimited Riding Ticket will be released for Kyushu Shinansen’s 8th anniversary.

    Kyushu Shinkansen will have its 8th 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 (or 10,500 yen by purchasing at a ticket counter).

  • Otonari One Coin Ticket will be released for Kyushu Shinansen’s 8th anniversary.

    Kyushu Shinkansen will have its 8th 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 estimation of Doctor Yellow’s operational date in February 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 February 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.

  • Winter coffee campaign on Tokaido Shinkansen trains

    Tokaido Shinkansen’s in-car sales will start the Winter Coffee Campaign on January 24. They will provide fine coffee as a limited time offer. The coffee of this time is excellent with chocolate.

  • Gachi Ticket for 2019 spring will be available soon.

    JR Kyushu will releas “Gachi Ticket” (ガチきっぷ) again for the coming spring travel. This ticket allows a one-way trip by Kyushu Shiknansen and local limited express train’s no-reservation seats. The travelers must be 18-24 year old.