Lonely Planet Writer

Tokyo Station overwhelmed for 100th birthday

Tokyo Station.
Tokyo Station. Image by Yuya Sekiguchi / CC BY 2.0

Some 9000 people overwhelmed Tokyo Station on the weekend as they turned out to buy travel cards commemorating the station’s 100th year. Some people had spent the night at the station in order to purchase the specially made Suica cards but many left empty handed as sales were cut off. Japan Rail East has since announced that more will be printed. Read more: japantimes.co.jp