East Japan Railway (JR East)

JR East was created in 1987 when Japanese National Railways was privatised. The largest member of the JR Group, it serves the heavily-populated Kanto region around Tokyo and the northeast region of Honshu with 70 routes, and also operates the Tohoku, Joetsu, Yamagata, Akita and Nagano Shinkansen lines, with a ...

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