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Yamanote Line: Tokyo's Ever Evolving Loop Line
Japan Railway Journal
28m 00s

Broadcast on August 2, 2019
Available until August 2, 2020

The JR Yamanote Line is a 35km loop line that runs around central Tokyo carrying 3.5 million passengers per day. During the morning rush hour, 48 trains operate every 2 minutes, the punctual operation of which is overseen from an operation control center that makes use of the latest systems. At the Tokyo General Rolling Stock Center, a total of 550 vehicles are inspected and maintained. See how these 2 facilities support the accurate and safe operation of Tokyo's busiest line. Then, join us at the construction site of Takanawa Gateway Station scheduled to open in 2020.