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JR East Mulling Moving Up Last Trains amid Virus Epidemic

JR East Mulling Moving Up Last Trains amid Virus Epidemic

   Tokyo, July 31 (Jiji Press)--East Japan Railway Co. <9020> is considering moving up the last trains of the day on the Yamanote and other lines when the firm revises its train timetables in spring 2021, due to falling demand amid the novel coronavirus epidemic, an official has said.
   Through the move, the railway operator, better known as JR East, also hopes to secure more time for train and track maintenance during the night.

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