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February 5 2016

Shinagawa station

Shinagawa station

Shinagawa station is in Minato ward in Tokyo and one of the biggest stations in Japan. This station was opened in the year 1872, which is the first railway station in Japan. There are many lines such as JR Tokaido Shinkansen, Tokaido line, Yamanote line, Joban line, Yokosuka line, Keihin-tohoku line, and Keikyu Line (the station number is KK01). About 540,000 people used Shinagawa station in the year 2014, which is the 9th largest number in the world.
From 2003, when the JR Shinkansen line opened, Shinagawa area has become one of the main business districts and is now holding many head office`s for various companies’. Moreover, it takes only 15 minutes to get to Haneda airport (Tokyo International Airport) from this station so the Shinagawa area has high convenience for transportation.

According to the Japan Railways Company, this station will be the terminal station of a brand new linear motor train (magnetic levitation train) in year 2027. In the year 2014, the construction has started and its track is 40 meters in depth in Shinagawa station.
This train has the world speed record (603km/h), and currently it takes 1 hour and half to get to Nagoya station by Shinkansen. However if you use the new linear motor train, it takes only 40 minutes to get Nagoya station. Half of the time it takes now.
In the year 2027, Shinagawa station to Nagoya station line will be opened and in 2045, Nagoya station to Osaka station will be opened.

Not only transportation but also this area is convenient for shopping, living and sightseeing. There are many facilities around the station, such as restaurants, luxury hotels, amusement facilities, sports gyms, and department stores. Therefore, this area is popular to live in for business persons who have a lot of business trips in and out of the country.

Near this attractive Shinagawa station, we have a property that is just as attractive.
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