JR West: Redefining the Role of the Railway Post Pandemic

Japan Railway Journal

28m 00s
Broadcast on November 27, 2020 Available until November 27, 2023

JR West is developing new services in response to lifestyle changes brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. One service involves the idea of a "workcation." JR West is now experimenting with packages that enable people to travel, stay and work in rural areas away from their homes in the city. To improve tourism, JR West has introduced a new tourist train called "etSETOra." The high-speed cruiser "SEA SPICA" and the "TWILIGHT EXPRESS MIZUKAZE" will also resume operation. Join us as we discuss the future of the railway post-pandemic with JR West's president, Mr. Hasegawa Kazuaki.

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