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60-Year-Old Subway Cars Shown to Media After Repairs (News)

Tokyo, Nov. 27 (Jiji Press)—Three subway cars that operated in Tokyo and Argentina for some 60 years in total were shown to the media in Tokyo on Monday after repairs. It is unusual for a train car to mark a 60-year anniversary, well beyond the standard span of 50 years, according to officials of Tokyo Metro Co., which held the media event for the Type 500 cars at its train yard in Nakano Ward …

On the Frontline of Gender and Technology: Engineer Abe Reiko Brings Japanese Know-How to Asia’s Rail Infrastructure

Civil engineer Abe Reiko travels the world applying her expertise in ensuring safety and quality on a wide variety of rail projects in Asia, including construction of metro lines in India and high-speed trains in Taiwan.

Timeline for March 2015

The nation remembers the Great East Japan Earthquake, German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Tokyo, and the Hokuriku Shinkansen service goes into operation. These are the major Japanese stories of March 2015.

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