Topics of Shinkansen Travels

  • The system usage in July 2019

    In July, this site Shinkansen Timetable had been visited 28 thousand times by 18 thousand users, and the page view was 80 thousand. The 35.9% in the total access was through desktop, 59.2% through mobile, 4.9% through tablet.

  • Peak days of 2019 summer hoilday returning travel

    According to JR Central, the train congestion peaks during coming this season will be August 17 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.

  • Shinkansen depot tour in Hamamatsu in October 2019

    JR Central announced the Shinkansen’s depot in Hamamatsu will be opened to the public as Shinkansen Naruhodo Hakken Day (新幹線なるほど発見デー) on October 5 and 6. At the site, visitors can watch a test train of new Shinkansen cars N700S which will be in service from 2020 and Series 700 cars which will end their travel on Tokaido Shinkansen in 2020 spring. The inside of Doctor Yellow and cockpit will also be opened.

  • Peak days of 2019 summer holiday travel, final guide

    The summer holiday is coming. According to JR Central, the train congestion peaks during coming this season will be August 10 for outbound trains and August 17 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 remaining seats.

  • The estimation of Doctor Yellow’s operational date in August 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 August 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.