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Japan bullet prepare to debut telework vehicles


As Japanese corporations more and more embrace versatile work preparations throughout the pandemic, even an operator of bullet trains is having to accommodate passengers who select to telework throughout the 2.5-hour journey between Tokyo and Osaka.

Nozomi shinkansen trains connecting the 2 megacities can have a chosen “telework” automobile with double the Wi-Fi capability of different carriages, beginning in October, Central Japan Railway stated Thursday.

“More people are looking to work from anywhere at any time, and shinkansen trains will adapt to this demand,” stated Shin Kaneko, president of Central Japan Railway.

Passengers will be capable of entry the Wi-Fi service with no additional value. They may borrow USB chargers, privateness shields for laptop screens in addition to miniature mice totally free. Wireless alerts will likely be encrypted to make sure safety.

This service is restricted to the N700S trains, the newest mannequin for the Nozomi. It will likely be provided on the Tokaido shinkansen line between Tokyo and Osaka, in addition to the Sanyo line serving western Japan.

 新型コロナウイルスの影響で新幹線の利用客が減るなか、出張など、ビジネスでの利用客向けに「のぞみ」の環境を整えることで、集客につなげる狙いがあるとみられます。 – TBS NEWS