Tokyo Plans to Build New Siding

Tokyo Plans to Build New Siding
September 2, 2009 2:37 am

Tokyo’s Construction and Transport Ministry, along with the city’s rail operators, is planning to build new sidings along shared routes to cut delays.

The plan also includes improving infrastructure for information sharing between rail companies as well to provide better travel information to passengers.
The rail service in and around Japan’s capital city has been suffering frequent delays in recent years due to a rise in the number of rail lines shared by rail companies such as East Japan Railway, Tokyo Metro and other private railway firms.
The length of shared tracks in the city and its suburbs totalled 922km in 2008, a 72% rise since 1990.
The ministry has called for investment by the rail firms to finance research and subsidies to improve station facilities. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

No comments yet, be the first filling the form below.