Keisei Skyliner 37: Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 1 by Narita Sky Access Line Airport Liner Train

Heading back to Narita Airport after 6 days in Tokyo, I headed for the Keisei Skyliner as part of my Keisei Skyliner and Tokyo Subway Ticket package from KLOOK, purchased and collected earlier in my trip. This would also allow me to try both airport rail links to Narita Airport, having tried the Narita Express already … Continue reading Keisei Skyliner 37: Keisei-Ueno to Narita Airport Terminal 1 by Narita Sky Access Line Airport Liner Train

Tokyo Metro Ginza Line 1000 Series Set 1139F: Special Retro-Style Interior Resembling The Original Tokyo Underground Railway 1000 Series

The Tokyo Metro Ginza Line is the oldest subway line in Asia, commencing revenue services on 30 December 1927, operating as the Tokyo Underground Railway between Ueno and Asakusa. The first rolling stock on the Tokyo Underground Railway were designated as the Tokyo Underground Railway 1000 Series, with a total of 21 single cars produced. … Continue reading Tokyo Metro Ginza Line 1000 Series Set 1139F: Special Retro-Style Interior Resembling The Original Tokyo Underground Railway 1000 Series

Keisei Kanamachi Line: Keisei-Takasago to Keisei-Kanamachi by Train

Once done with the Cafe Plataku visit, I headed back to downtown Tokyo by the Keisei Kanamachi Line again to connect to the JR Joban Line (Local) and Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line to maximise the use of my Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass (Tokunai Pass) and Tokyo Subway 72-hour Ticket on the through running services from Kanamachi. … Continue reading Keisei Kanamachi Line: Keisei-Takasago to Keisei-Kanamachi by Train

Cafe Plataku (カフェ プラたく): Plarail Cafe with Diorama in Tokyo

In a typical Japanese neighbourhood of Takasago, for Plarail lovers, Cafe Plataku (カフェ プラたく) is pretty much a dream coming to life. With many themed cafes in Japan, it was only a matter of time for someone to come up with a Plarail cafe, and Cafe Plataku does it really well. Diorama This is the … Continue reading Cafe Plataku (カフェ プラたく): Plarail Cafe with Diorama in Tokyo

Keisei Kanamachi Line: Keisei-Kanamachi to Keisei-Takasago by Local Train

The Keisei Kanamachi Line is a quaint single-track railway line in Tokyo spanning just 2.5km. As I needed to get to Keisei-Takasago Station for the next item in my itinerary, and it's quite far (read: expensive) to get the station via the Keisei Main Line from Ueno or Nippori on the JR Yamanote Line, I … Continue reading Keisei Kanamachi Line: Keisei-Kanamachi to Keisei-Takasago by Local Train

Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass (Tokunai Pass): One Day Unlimited Tokyo JR Lines Tokyo Metropolitan 23 Special Wards District Pass

While I already have my Tokyo Subway 72-hour Ticket on hand, there were certain places whereby the JR Yamanote Line was clearly more useful from where I was staying. As such, for one of the days when I was in Tokyo and using the JR lines more, I opted to purchase an additional Tokyo Metropolitan … Continue reading Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass (Tokunai Pass): One Day Unlimited Tokyo JR Lines Tokyo Metropolitan 23 Special Wards District Pass

Tobu Skytree Line Local: Higashi-Mukojima to Asakusa by Train

Heading back to downtown Tokyo after visiting the Tobu Museum, I got on the Tobu Skytree Line Local service again at Higashi-Mukojima Station. The entrance to Higashi-Mukojima Station. Heading to the ticket machines to purchase my ticket. The English interface of Tobu's ticket machines. Heading through the ticket gates to head up the platform. Platform … Continue reading Tobu Skytree Line Local: Higashi-Mukojima to Asakusa by Train

Keisei Skyliner and Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway 72-Hour Ticket Package: Value-For-Money Tokyo Train Ticket Package from KLOOK

For the next 3 days of purely visiting Tokyo itself, I decided to use the Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway to get around Tokyo instead so that I could access different places to where I have been on my previous trip about 4.5 years ago. While searching for ticket options online, I found that the … Continue reading Keisei Skyliner and Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway 72-Hour Ticket Package: Value-For-Money Tokyo Train Ticket Package from KLOOK