Yamanote Line is a belt line running in the Tokyo downtown area. Line in the oval around 34km, to go around it in about one hour.
Yamanote Line has a very large number of users, are made with an emphasis on that ride a lot of people than the ride comfort. Therefore a chair isn’t installed so much. And it is also made of very light material in order to save power.
This vehicle is going to be replaced with the new model from November 2015. But the vehicle broke down on the day of the new vehicle introduction. Therefore check and the repair of the new vehicle were continued until March, 2016, and full-scale introduction finally began recently.
The new vehicle is even lighter, and has been made by the concept of comfortable even a little. New vehicle might be a little change also views of Tokyo if accustomed to run a lot.
Aorta of Tokyo
Yamanote Line is the most important route linking the major area of Tokyo. Shibuya , Shinjuku , Ikebukuro , Shinagawa , Ueno , Ikebukuro , etc. are all connected by the Yamanote Line.
Yamanote Line is the one of many routes of the user in Japan which 3 million people a day use. This route is used to commuting of workers in central Tokyo on weekdays, and people who play in the city use on holiday.
The Time Lapse Movie above is a picture of Yoyogi station, Harajuku station, Shibuya station, Ebisu station and Meguro station from Shinjuku Station which is the biggest station. This section is a great deal of number of the passengers getting on and off.