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Last month our friend Ayokoi recorded the test run of rolling stock from Sotetsu and Toei on the soon to be opened (this March) Tokyu Shin-Yokohama Line, at Hiyoshi station, where the line begins its underground run. There has been a lot of news about this new line, too much to unpack now, but a posting sometime in the near future will cover run through patterns, schedules, etc.
bikkuri bahn posted a topic in Japan Rail: News & General DiscussionCouple weeks ago, the opening date of this new line from Hazawa Yokohama Kokudai to Hiyoshi via Shin Yokohama was announced- March 2023 as expected. Sotetsu trains will, via the Meguro Line, run through to either the Tokyo Metro Nanboku Line or the Toei Mita Line. Any Nanboku Line and Mita Line through trains will likely terminate and turn back at Shin Yokohama, utilizing the center track at that station. Seibu is not going to utilize this line for their trains, keeping them exclusively on the Toyoko Line to Yokohama, but interestingly, Tobu has announced they will have a limited number of their trains run through to Shin Yokohama, putting high value on the connection to the Shinkansen services. Sotetsu press release: https://cdn.sotetsu.co.jp/media/2022/pressrelease/pdf/r22-14-hz9.pdf Tetsu Bozu video. Use the translation feature for close captioning. Sotetsu 21000 series test run on Tokyu Meguro Line last autumn:
bikkuri bahn posted a topic in Japan Rail: News & General Discussionhttps://the-japan-news.com/news/article/0008094679 TV report: