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The Ueno-Tokyo Line

The train system in Tokyo is complicated!  There are 13 underground lines, more than 30 overground JR lines, and a number of other private rail lines too. Many of the stations such as Shinjuku, Shibuya, Tokyo Station, Shinagawa, and Ueno are huge and difficult to navigate. Shinjuku alone has 36 platforms and over 200 different exits! The Ueno-Tokyo line is the newest line in Tokyo.  It is a 3.8km line running between Ueno and Tokyo. The construction of this short track enables trains on the Joban Line, Utsunomiya Line, and Takasaki Line to run straight through to Tokyo Station. Previously, passengers on these lines had to change at Ueno with […]