Tokyu will also advance the schedule of last trains by the timetable revision in the spring of 2021

In response to big changes in usage due to COVID-19, Tokyu Corporation announced that the last train of all lines (excluding Kodomonokuni Line) will be advanced by about 15 to 30 minutes due to the timetable revision in March 2021.

The vehicle of the Tokyu Toyoko Line
The vehicle of the Tokyu Toyoko Line

The “new lifestyle” has taken root, and the spread of telework has reduced commuting demand, which has had a major impact on profits, and they says that it is necessary to transform the railway business into a sustainable structure. In addition to advancing the last train in order to secure more time and personnel for night work such as installing platform doors, they are also considering reviewing the number of trains and expanding one-man operation.

Tokyu will also advance the schedule of last trains by the timetable revision in the spring of 2021
Tokyu will also advance the schedule of last trains by the timetable revision in the spring of 2021

In the Tokyo metropolitan area, JR East, Odakyu Electric Railway and Seibu Railway will also carry out the last train advance from the spring of 2021.

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