Topics of Shinkansen Travels

  • Shinkansen’s first/last trains to go the summer Comiket 2018

    The world’s largest dojinshi fair “Comic Market” will be held at Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight) from August 10 – 12. This article is for participants going there by Shinkansen.

  • The system usage in June 2018

    In June, this site Shinkansen Timetable had been visited 188 thousand times by 143 thousand users, and the page view was 572 thousand. The 25.5% in the total access was through desktop, 68.7% through mobile, 5.8% through tablet.

  • Shinkansen depot tour in Hamamatsu in September 2018

    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 September 16. At the site, visitors can watch a test train of new Shinkansen cars N700S which will be in service from 2020. The inside of Doctor Yellow and cockpit of Series N700 and 700 will also be opened.

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

  • Doctor Yellow’s inbound Nozomi Run timetable, 2018

    Doctor Yellow is a high-speed test train on Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen and its operational schedule isn’t opened. As this site’s independent study, we’ve speculated the operational schedule of Doctor Yellow’s inbound Nozomi testing. The data in hand is public available one. On Tokaido Shinkansen between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka, it is possible to estimate Doctor Yellow’s travel schedule because many trains are running on a tight schedule there.