Disaster-zone Slates Used In Restored Tokyo Station

Disaster-zone slates used in restored Tokyo StationRenovation work at Tokyo Station has quietly honored Japan's 2011 quake and tsunami victims, with a roof now tiled with slates from the disaster zone.

Roofers restoring the station's Marunouchi building used 15,000 jet-black slates from Ishinomaki and Tome, both in Miyagi Prefecture.

Renovated Tokyo Station Building Finally Opens

Renovated Tokyo Station building finally opensThe almost century-old Tokyo Station building opened Oct. 1 after a 5-year restoration project.

A ceremony to mark completion of the structure, also called Marunouchi station building, and its grand reopening was canceled due to a typhoon.

Shibuya Station Building To Get A Major Facelift

Shibuya Station building to get a major faceliftTokyo's iconic Shibuya Station, a major rail hub that is home to the famous Hachiko dog statue, is set to get a radical makeover.

Plans to erect a new complex with east, central and west buildings were unveiled by rail operators Tokyu Corp., East Japan Railway Co. and Tokyo Metro Co. on Aug. 31.

Renovated Tokyo Station Red-brick Building To Open In October

Renovated Tokyo Station red-brick building to open in OctoberA historic red-brick building being restored on the Marunouchi side of Tokyo Station will open on Oct. 1, the station's operator, East Japan Railway Co. (JR East), has announced.

The building, which was originally constructed in 1914 as a symbol of Japan's modernization, was heavily damaged by U.S. air raids in 1945. Two years later, most of the building's parts, with the exception of its two domes and third floor, were restored.

Alpine Ine-w928r Advanced Navi Station

Alpine INE-W928R Advanced Navi StationThe One Look Navi XL makes in-car entertainment a completely new experience with its gigantic 8?? monitor. The extra-large display gives you One Look convenience and the ability to watch movies with a cinema-like feel. Even in split screen mode watching the display is an adventure.

Tokyo Candy Land Opens At Tokyo Station

Tokyo Candy Land opens at Tokyo StationAbout 100 people with a sweet tooth waited in line early on April 14 for the grand opening of Tokyo Candy Land at First Avenue Tokyo Station.

Three confectionery companies--Ezaki Glico Co., Morinaga & Co. and Calbee Inc.--have set up satellite shops with facilities that allow consumers to observe the process of making potato chips or roasting almonds.

Station Stores Fight For Young Women's Attention

Station stores fight for young women's attentionLooking at the accounts of Lumine Co., it would be difficult to guess that the past decade has been a grim time for much of Japan's retail sector.

The company, which operates shopping malls attached to major train stations in the Tokyo area, has seen total sales rise every year since 1998, except for a brief hiatus due to the global economic crisis in 2008.

Pioneer Introduces The Rmx-1000 Remix Station With Four Remixing Functions

Pioneer introduces the RMX-1000 Remix Station with four remixing functions Pioneer DJ presents the RMX-1000: all the potential of software with the hands-on usability of pro-DJ hardware.

Pioneer is setting a new benchmark in pro-DJ equipment, with the awe-inspiring RMX-1000 remix station. Taking a totally new direction to effectors and samplers, the RMX-1000 is a three-in-one system comprising editing software, innovative performance hardware and VST and AU plug-ins.

Railway Station Renamed Tokyo Sky Tree Station

Railway station renamed Tokyo Sky Tree StationA station on Tobu Railway Co's Tobu Isesaki Line was renamed Tokyo Sky Tree Station on Saturday as the nearest rail stop to the world's tallest tower to be opened to the public on May 22.

The former Narihirabashi Station is now undergoing major renovation work to increase ticket gates and stairways and expand its concourse for completion by April 20 to prepare for a surge in users to visit the capital's new tourist attraction.