Topics of Shinkansen Travels

  • Doctor Yellow’s Nozomi Run timetable, 2019

    A half of month has passed since train timetable revision on March 16. The Doctor Yellow has run twice on Nozomi testing schdule during this period. We have therefore speculated Doctor Yellow’s operational schedule on 2019 timetable as this site’s independent study with public available data in hand.

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

  • Kyushu Net Hayatoku 7 is continuously available beyond 2019 spring.

    JR Kyushu announced that they will continue to sell Kyushu Net Hayatoku 7 (九州ネット早特7) until September 23, 2019 which is good for the travel on September 31. This ticket is purchasable until seven days before the travel date. The ticket between Shin-Osaka/Shin-Kobe – Kagoshima-Chuo is priced at 8,900 yen.

  • The system usage in February 2019

    In February, this site Shinkansen Timetable had been visited 94 thousand times by 69 thousand users, and the page view was 264 thousand. The 26.6% in the total access was through desktop, 62.8% through mobile, 10.6% through tablet.

  • Free Wi-Fi service will be available in Shinkansen stations in Kyushu.

    JR Kyushu announced that around Shinkansen stations’ ticket counters and ticket gates, free Wi-Fi service called “JR-KYUSHU FREE Wi-Fi” will be available. To connect, mail address or SNS account is required to register. Once register these, “Shinkansen Free Wi-Fi” provided in Shinkansen trains is also available. The SSID of this “JR-KYUSHU FREE Wi-Fi” is “JR-KYUSHU_FREE_Wi-Fi”.