One-day open tickets will be released in 2020 to commemorate “Saitama Prefectural Citizen’s Day”

One-day open tickets will be released in 2020 to commemorate "Saitama Prefectural Citizen's Day"

In commemoration of “Saitama Prefectural Citizen’s Day” on Saturday, November 14, 2020, one-day open tickets that allow unlimited rides on railways in the prefecture will be sold by each railway operator. How about an autumn excursion with a great ticket? Tobu Railway Sold period: November 8 (Sun) to 14 (Sat) Validity date: November 14 (Sat) Price: Adults 480 yen, Children 240 yen Available area: Each station in Saitama prefecture Seibu Railway Sold period: November 1 (Sun) to 15 (Sun) Validity date: Valid only on the day of purchase Sold price: Adults 480 yen, Children 240 yen Available area: Each station in Saitama prefecture, Seibuen and Seibu-Yuenchi stations Chichibu Railway Sold…

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Seibu Railway will advance the schedule of last trains by the timetable revision in the spring of 2021

Seibu Ikebukuro Station

Seibu Railway has announced the outline of the timetable revision to be carried out in the spring of 2021. The anouncement includes that the last train on major lines will be advanced by 20 to 30 minutes in order to secure time for night works. They mention that one of the reasons is that the number of passengers in the midnight hours has decreased by 50-60% due to the effects of COVID-19. From Ikebukuro Station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line For Hanno: 0:09→23:52 (-17 min) For Kotesashi: 0:44→0:14 (-30 min) For Hoya: 0:45→0:18 (−27 min) From Takadanobaba Station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line For Hon-Kawagoe (connecting to the last train…

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New station “Minami-yorii” opened between Tobu-Takezawa and Obusuma on the Tobu Tojo Line

New station "Minami-yorii" opened between Tobu-Takezawa and Obusuma on the Tobu Tojo Line

Tobu Railway opened Minami-yorii Station (TJ35, Saitama) on Saturday, October 31, 2020, a new station established between Tobu-Takezawa Station and Obusuma Station on the Tojo Line. The station name clearly indicates the location on the south side of Yorii Town, and the “Minami” is written in hiragana for the sake of familiarity. In addition, because it is adjacent to Honda Motor Co., Ltd.’s Saitama Factory Yorii Plant, the sub-name <Honda Yorii-mae> is added in anticipation that it will be used by many people involved in Honda from Japan and overseas. For the time being, the fare to Minami-yorii Station is the same as it to the station just before (Tobu…

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