Topics of Shinkansen Travels

  • Fukuyama Station’s North Gate and South Gate will have new names.

    Fukuyama Station’s North Gate and South Gate will have their new name as a part of the 400th anniversary of Fukuyamajo castle’s building related project. The North Gate’s new name is “Fukuyamajo-guchi” (福山城口) and the South Gate’s one is “Bara Koen-guchi”(ばら公園口). These new name will be used from this summer.

  • 2019 summer trains operational plans

    JR companies released the overview of special operational trains in this summer, from July 1, 2019 to September 30. According to them, many extra trains will run during morning and evening on weekdays, weekends and the summer holidays (August 9 – 18).

  • The system usage in April 2019

    In April, this site Shinkansen Timetable had been visited 30 thousand times by 19 thousand users, and the page view was 85 thousand. The 33.3% in the total access was through desktop, 61.8% through mobile, 4.8% through tablet.

  • New moving fence in Okayama Station and Shin-Kobe Station

    New moving fences on Shinkansen tracks will be built in Okayama Station. The new fence will be on track 22 and 23. In Shin-Kobe Station, the installation work of the moving fence on track 2 is getting delay and its in-service date has revised.

  • Maison Kayser’s financiers and cookies debut as Shinkansen Sweets new items.

    Shinkansen Sweets which are sold by Tokaido Shinkansen’s in-car sales will be renewed soon. New two items will be available from May 16.