What's New

2016

PressDec 28, 2016

Promoting JR EAST Group's Inbound Initiatives
~Ongoing activities to create an environment that accommodates foreign visitors~[PDF/833KB]

PressDec 5, 2016

JAPAN RAIL CAFE for travelers to Japan set to open in Singapore!
Travel service counter also set for launch [PDF/246KB]

SeasonalNov 30, 2016
Take a trip to wintry Eastern Japan where you can enjoy the snow.
Pass InfoNov 17, 2016
Use the winter-limited JR TOKYO Wide Pass to go to GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort!
PressNov 11, 2016

Expansion of JR EAST Travel Service Center in Narita Airport Terminal 2・3
- Service Counter Expansion for Travelers Visiting Japan - [PDF/205KB]

IRNov 7, 2016
FY2017.3 Second Quarter Financial Results Streaming video Released.
IRNov 4, 2016
FY2017.3 Second Quarter Financial Results Presentation Released.
IROct 28, 2016
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for the Second Quarter of FY2017 Ending in March.
OtherOct 14, 2016
The GENBI SHINKANSEN has been added to our Joyful Train lineup.
OtherSep 30, 2016

On Saturday, October 1, 2016, a JR EAST Travel Service Center will open in Ikebukuro Station.

PressSep 30, 2016

JR EAST Travel Service Center to be opened at Ikebukuro Station
- Opening a new facility at Ikebukuro Station East Exit for travelers visiting Japan - [PDF/294KB]

EventsSep 21, 2016
[Free Hiking Events] Enjoy elegant fall foliage viewing while touring the Hiraizumi World Heritage Site! Choose your own day during the Thursday, October 20 to Tuesday, November 15, 2016 period.
OtherSep 15, 2016
The IZU CRAILE has been added to our Joyful Train lineup.
EventsSep 7, 2016
[Free Hiking Events] Visit World Heritage shrines and temple amidst the beauty of autumn foliage in Nikko! Choose your own day during the Saturday, October 1 to Wednesday, November 30, 2016 period.
SeasonalSep 5, 2016
Find an excellent spot for autumn sightseeing in Eastern Japan, jump aboard a train and enjoy the brilliant foliage of autumn.
IRAug 31, 2016
2016 Annual Report Released.
IRJul 29, 2016
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for the First Quarter of FY2017 Ending in March.
IRJul 20, 2016

Notice Regarding Share Cancellation [PDF/89KB]

IRJul 12, 2016
2016 Fact Sheets Released.
SeasonalJun 30, 2016
Come and take part in some of Japan's traditional summer festivals held in the Eastern Japan service area.
SeasonalJun 30, 2016
The evening skies around the area will be filled with colorful fireworks!
IRJun 17, 2016

Announcement Regarding Results and Completion of Share Repurchase [PDF/78KB]

PressJun 8, 2016

Start of JR East 2020 Project Contributing to the Success of the Tokyo 2020 Games and Creating an Enduring Legacy [PDF/247KB]

OtherJun 8, 2016
The TOHOKU EMOTION has been added to our Joyful Train lineup.
IRJun 1, 2016

Announcement Regarding Status of Share Repurchase [PDF/76KB]

PressMay 27, 2016

About the expansion of the “JR EAST Travel Service Center” at Tokyo Station [PDF/313KB]

PressMay 17, 2016

Notice Regarding Changes in Representative Director, etc. [PDF/101KB]

EventsMay 13, 2016
Japan Travel Guide Free Gift Campaign
Show us your “My Travel Photo” Happy snaps to collect Shinkansen badges!
IRMay 9, 2016
FY2016.3 Financial Results Streaming video Released.
IRMay 6, 2016
FY2016.3 Financial Results Presentation Released.
IRApr 27, 2016
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for March 2016 Released.
IRApr 27, 2016

Announcement of New Numerical Targets over the Next Three Years (FY2017 through FY2019) [PDF/88KB]

Announcement Regarding Determination of Matters Concerning Share Repurchase [PDF/78KB]

OtherMar 31, 2016
Introducing the trains that are fun to ride. A brand new grand opening for the Joyful Trains!
PressMar 25, 2016

Advancement of the JR EAST Group's Inbound Strategy [PDF/1.3MB]

EventsMar 25, 2016
[Free Hiking Events] In the city of Niigata, explore the Nuttari district, which has prospered as a rice shipping port since premodern times. Choose your own day during the Friday, April 1 to Wednesday, November 30, 2016 period.
EventsMar 25, 2016
[Free Hiking Events]Enjoy the gentle breezes of the season as you stroll the temples and shrines of the Nikko World Heritage site! Participate on any day of your choosing from Friday, April 15 to Thursday, June 30, 2016.
SeasonalMar 4, 2016
Visit Japan and see for yourself the magnificence and beauty of Japanese cherry blossoms.
OtherFeb 26, 2016
JR East will launch the 2nd European Suppliers Tour in April.
PressFeb 17, 2016

Announcing the Sale of the “Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket” for International Travelers Visiting Japan [PDF/154KB]

Pass InfoFeb 17, 2016
The JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass is coming soon for travel from Tokyo to Hakodate and Sapporo!
Pass InfoFeb 17, 2016
Sales begin on April 1, 2016! Take a trip from Tokyo or Osaka to the Hokuriku area with a Hokuriku Arch Pass!
Pass InfoFeb 17, 2016
A great limited time offer! Use a Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket (one-way) and take a trip to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route!
IRJan 29, 2016
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for the Third Quarter of FY2016 Ending in March.
Pass InfoJan 29, 2016
Starting Friday, April 1, 2016, the JR EAST PASS will be split into two: the JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) and the JR EAST PASS (Nagano, Niigata area).
JR EAST PASS(Tohoku area)
JR EAST PASS(Nagano,Niigata area)
EventsJan 15, 2016
[Free Hiking Events] In this hiking event, you can stroll around Kamakura, one of Japan’s top sightseeing areas! Choose your own day during the Saturday, January 30 to Sunday, February 28, 2016 period.
PressJan 5, 2016

Sales of the “JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass”[PDF/230KB]

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2015

PressDec 1, 2015

Advancement of the JR EAST Group's Inbound Strategy[PDF/1.0MB]

Train InfoDec 1, 2015

Due to construction for opening the Hokkaido Shinkansen line, Kaikyo line will be closed from Thursday, December 31, 2015 to Saturday, January 2, 2016. [PDF/1.2MB]

SeasonalDec 1, 2015
Winter has arrived! Take a trip to enjoy the snow in Eastern Japan!
OtherNov 27, 2015
Cancelled: the Second JR East European Suppliers Tour
Pass InfoNov 19, 2015
Use the new JR TOKYO Wide Pass to go to GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort!
IRNov 6, 2015
FY2016.3 Second Quarter Financial Results Streaming video Released.
IRNov 5, 2015
FY2016.3 Second Quarter Financial Results Presentation Released.
IROct 28, 2015
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for the Second Quarter of FY2016 Ending in March.
Pass InfoOct 26, 2015
Introducing the JR TOKYO Wide Pass! We have renewed the JR Kanto Area Pass and it now offers even more possibilities!
PressOct 26, 2015

Launch of the "JR TOKYO Wide Pass"
A new pass to replace the "JR Kanto Area Pass" and allow access to even more areas!! [PDF/193KB]

OtherOct 23, 2015
JR East will launch the 2nd European Suppliers Tour.
EventsOct 23, 2015
[Free Hiking Events] In the city of Niigata, explore the Nuttari district, which has prospered as a rice shipping port since premodern times. Choose your own day during the Saturday, November 14 to Sunday, December 20, 2015 period.
EventsOct 23, 2015
[Free Hiking Events] During the Fuji Kawaguchiko Autumn Leaves Festival, you can enjoy great views of Mt. Fuji and the shores of Kawaguchiko painted in vibrant autumn colors! Choose your own day during the Saturday, October 31 to Monday (holiday), November 23, 2015 period.
EventsOct 9, 2015
[Free Hiking Events] Enjoy elegant fall foliage viewing while touring the Hiraizumi World Heritage Site! Choose your own day during the Tuesday, October 20 to Sunday, November 15, 2015 period.
EventsSep 14, 2015
[Free Hiking Events] Visit World Heritage shrines and temple amidst the beauty of autumn foliage in Nikko! Choose your own day during the Thursday, October 1 to Monday, November 30, 2015 period.
SeasonalSep 4, 2015
Find an excellent spot for autumn sightseeing in Eastern Japan, jump aboard a train and enjoy the brilliant foliage of autumn.
PressAug 31, 2015

Basic Summary of Town Development of the Shinagawa Development Project [PDF/1.4MB]

IRAug 26, 2015
2015 Annual Report Released.
Pass InfoAug 6, 2015
A great limited time offer! Take a trip to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route with the Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket!
PressAug 6, 2015

Discounted tickets for travel to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route on sale Sep 1 for a limited time! [PDF/162KB]

IRJul 29, 2015
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for the First Quarter of FY2016 Ending in March.
IRJul 29, 2015

Notice Regarding Share Cancellation [PDF/66KB]

EventsJun 30, 2015
[Free Hiking Events] Hike mid-slope on Mt. Fuji, at an elevation of about 2,300 meters! Participate on any day of your choosing from Friday, July 17 to Sunday, September 27, 2015.
IRJun 29, 2015
2015 Fact Sheets Released.
SeasonalJun 29, 2015
Come and take part in some of Japan's traditional summer festivals held in the Eastern Japan service area.
SeasonalJun 29, 2015
The evening skies around the area will be filled with colorful fireworks!
PressJun 19, 2015

This year we will continue to roll out Mt. Fuji Round Trip Ticket, A Convenient Ticket for Tourists Visiting Japan [PDF/193KB]

Pass InfoJun 11, 2015
Discounted tickets for travel to Mt. Fuji on sale July 1 for a limited time!
PressJun 11, 2015

Introducing Trial Free Public Wireless LAN Service for Overseas Visitors on Tohoku Shinkansen Trains [PDF/85KB]

Expanding Free Public Wireless LAN Service for Overseas Visitors to All Stations on the Yamanote Line [PDF/374KB]

IRJun 1, 2015

Announcement Regarding Results and Completion of Share Repurchase [PDF/56KB]

EventsMay 21, 2015
[Free Hiking Events] Enjoy the nature and history nurtured by Mt. Fuji! Participate on any day of your choosing from Friday, June 19 to Sunday, September 27, 2015. *Hiking event not held on any Tuesdays (Except for Tuesday (holiday), September 22)
PressMay 19, 2015

JR East announces introduction of new-type electric-diesel railcars to Niigata and Akita areas [PDF/61KB]

IRMay 8, 2015
FY2015.3 Financial Results Presentation and Streaming video Released.
IRApr 28, 2015
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for March 2015 Released.
IRApr 28, 2015

Announcement of New Numerical Targets over the Next Three Years (FY2016 through FY2018) [PDF/65KB]

Announcement Regarding Determination of Matters Concerning Share Repurchase [PDF/55KB]

IRApr 28, 2015

Announcement Regarding Application for Delisting of Shares from the Nagoya Stock Exchange (First Section) [PDF/53KB]

EventsApr 1, 2015
[Free Hiking Events]Enjoy the gentle breezes of the season as you stroll the temples and shrines of the Nikko World Heritage site! Participate on any day of your choosing from Thursday, April 16 to Tuesday, June 30, 2015.
PressApr 1, 2015

The English version of the "JR-EAST app" will be released as "JR-EAST Train Info" [PDF/325KB]

SeasonalMar 13, 2015
Visit Japan and see for yourself the magnificence and beauty of Japanese cherry blossoms.
PressMar 5, 2015

East Japan Adventures by JR EAST x Hoshino Resorts.
Resort travel by rail in eastern Japan "Aomori edition"- From Tokyo to spectacular destinations - [PDF/517KB]

Pass InfoFeb 19, 2015
A new round-trip ticket for savings on the N'EX, a convenient way to travel between Narita Airport and major stations in the Tokyo metropolitan area!
OtherFeb 3, 2015
We are currently airing the corporate image TV advertisements of JR East Group.
“The Attractiveness of Eastern Japan”
“Technical Innovation”
IRJan 30, 2015
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for the Third Quarter of FY2015 Ending in March.
EventsJan 21, 2015
[Free Hiking Events] A free hiking event will be held in the area from the castle town of Odawara to the hot springs town of Hakone-Yumoto! Participate on any day of your choosing from Saturday, January 31 to Tuesday, March 31, 2015.
OtherJan 16, 2015
JR East will organize business seminars with suppliers in Europe.
PressJan 16, 2015

About changes to planned tickets aimed at visitors to Japan from overseas. ~You can ride the Narita Express (round trip) at a discounted rate!!~ [PDF/172KB]

Pass InfoJan 16, 2015
On Saturday, December 20, 2014, JR East opened a new JR EAST Travel Service Center at the New South Exit in Shinjuku Station.

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2014

PressDec 24, 2014

JR EAST Travel Service Center will open in Shinjuku Station. (Date of start of operations : December 20, 2014 (Saturday)) [PDF/62KB]

EventsDec 22, 2014
[Free Hiking Events] A free hiking event will be held in Ito, a town rich in culture and history! Participate on any day of your choosing from Saturday, January 10 to Sunday, March 22, 2015.
PressDec 10, 2014

East Japan Adventures by JR EAST & Hoshino Resorts.
Stay in a traditional Japanese “ryokan” hotel with your Rail Pass! [PDF/301KB]

EventsDec 3, 2014
[Free Hiking Events] Improve your luck for the year with a visit to the Seven Gods of Fortune in the samurai town of Sakura! Participate on any day of your choosing from Tuesday, January 6 to Sunday, March 29, 2015.
PressNov 28, 2014

JR East announces new international tender for the procurement of diesel railcars [PDF/90KB]

SeasonalNov 27, 2014
Take a trip to wintry Eastern Japan where you can enjoy the snow.
Pass InfoNov 20, 2014
Another great year for the slopes with a great limited time offer! Add just 1,000 yen to the price of a JR Kanto Area Pass and get a GALA Option Ticket for passage to GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort.
IRNov 7, 2014
FY2015.3 Second Quarter Financial Results Streaming video Released.
IRNov 6, 2014
FY2015.3 Second Quarter Financial Results Presentation Released.
IROct 31, 2014
"JR East Group CSR Report 2014" Released.
PressOct 28, 2014

JR East welcomes its delisting from the Agreement on Government Procurement of the World Trade Organization (WTO) [PDF/21KB]

OtherOct 28, 2014
Material Procurement Information Updated.
IROct 28, 2014
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for the Second Quarter of FY2015 Ending in March.
PressOct 24, 2014

GALA Option Ticket For Foreign Visitors in Japan to Go on Sale This Year as Well!
Visit GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort with the JR Kanto Area Pass and GALA Option Ticket. [PDF/101KB]

EventsOct 10, 2014
【Free Hiking Events】During the Fuji Kawaguchiko Autumn Leaves Festival, you can enjoy great views of Mt. Fuji and the shores of Kawaguchiko painted in vibrant autumn colors! Participate on any day of your choosing from Saturday, November 1 to Monday (holiday), November 24, 2014.
Train InfoOct 7, 2014

Limited Express “Super Hitachi” and “Fresh Hitachi” to Suspend Operations due to Construction Work [PDF/170KB]

EventsSep 9, 2014
[Free Hiking Events] Minakami See magnificent scenery while walking around Ichinokurasawa on Mount Tanigawa! Participate on any day of your choosing from Wednesday, October 1 to Monday (holiday), November 3, 2014 (except Thursdays).
IRSep 1, 2014
Find an excellent spot for autumn sightseeing in Eastern Japan, jump aboard a train and enjoy the brilliant foliage of autumn.
IRAug 29, 2014
2014 Annual Report Released.
IRJul 30, 2014
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for the First Quarter of FY2015 Ending in March.
IRJul 17, 2014

Notice Regarding Share Cancellation [PDF/66KB]

SeasonalJun 27, 2014
The evening skies around the area will be filled with colorful fireworks!
SeasonalJun 27, 2014
Come and take part in some of Japan's traditional summer festivals held in the Eastern Japan service area.
PressJun 26, 2014

Japan Adventures by Hoshino Resorts and JR EAST. Use an unlimited train pass and stay in Japanese-style inns! [PDF/468KB]

Pass InfoJun 9, 2014
Discounted tickets for travel to Mt. Fuji on sale July 1 for a limited time!
PressJun 9, 2014

This year we will continue to roll out Mt. Fuji Round Trip Ticket, A Convenient Ticket for Tourists Visiting Japan. [PDF/124KB]

IRJun 2, 2014

Announcement Regarding Results and Completion of Share Repurchase [PDF/56KB]

EventsMay 30, 2014
[Free Hiking Events] Hike mid-slope on Mt. Fuji, at an elevation of about 2,300 meters! Choose your own day during the Tuesday, July 1 to Tuesday, September 30, 2014 period.
PressMay 20, 2014

Notice Regarding Changes in Representative Director, etc. [PDF/150KB]

IRMay 8, 2014
FY2014.3 Financial Results Presentation and Streaming video Released.
IRApr 30, 2014
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for March 2014 Released.
IRApr 30, 2014

Announcement of New Numerical Targets over the Next Three Years (FY2015 through FY2017) [PDF/66KB]

Announcement Regarding Determination of Matters Concerning Share Repurchase [PDF/55KB]

OtherApr 7, 2014
The Suica video is available for viewing.
PressMar 24, 2014

From April 1, 2014 fares and charges will be revised as a result of the increase in the consumption tax rate. [PDF/206KB]

Pass InfoMar 12, 2014
“Suica & N'EX” and “Suica & Monorail” will end with the tickets on sale on Monday, March 31, 2014. Sales will no longer be available after Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
PressMar 3, 2014

About the "discounted tickets" aimed at visitors to Japan from overseas for FY 2014 [PDF/163KB]

SeasonalFeb 24, 2014
Visit Japan and see for yourself the magnificence and beauty of Japanese cherry blossoms.
IRJan 31, 2014
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for the Third Quarter of FY2014 Ending in March.

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2013

PressDec 18, 2013

The N'EX TOKYO Direct Ticket (One-way) for Foreign Visitors to Japan to Go on Sale [PDF/172KB]

Pass InfoDec 18, 2013
A super new deal on a one-way ticket for convenient travel on the N'EX out of Narita Airport!
Pass InfoNov 21, 2013
Limited time offer! Add just 1,000 yen to the price of a JR Kanto Area Pass and get a GALA Option Ticket for passage to GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort.
IRNov 7, 2013
FY2014.3 Second Quarter Financial Results Streaming video Released.
IRNov 6, 2013
FY2014.3 Second Quarter Financial Results Presentation Released.
IROct 31, 2013
"JR East Group CSR Report 2013" Released.
IROct 29, 2013
Brief Summary of Closing Accounts for the Second Quarter of FY2014 Ending in March.
PressOct 24, 2013

GALA Option Ticket to Go on Sale This Year as Well! [PDF/175KB]

IRAug 23, 2013
2013 Annual Report Released.
IRJul 30, 2013
2013 Fact Sheets Released.
IRJul 18, 2013

Notice Regarding Share Cancellation [PDF/66KB]

Pass InfoJul 1, 2013
The "JR EAST PASS" has been updated!
CampaignJul 1, 2013
Travel to Eastern Japan with a JR EAST PASS and get a nice gift!
PressJun 11, 2013

For Our Visitors From Overseas : The JR EAST PASS Discount Ticket Will Be Revamped! Unlimited Rides on All JR East Lines with Flexible 5-day [PDF/244KB]

IRMay 24, 2013

Announcement Regarding Results and Completion of Share Repurchase [PDF/77KB]

IRMay 17, 2013

Notice Regarding Changes in Directors and Corporate Auditors, etc. [PDF/109KB]

IRApr 30, 2013

Announcement of New Numerical Targets over the Next Three Years (FY2014 through FY2016) [PDF/68KB]

IRApr 30, 2013

Announcement Regarding Determination of Matters Concerning Share Repurchase [PDF/55KB]

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2012

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2011

Pass InfoNov 29, 2011
A great new pass for unlimited travel in the Tokyo area is here!
PressNov 21, 2011

JR Kanto Area Pass to Go on Sale [PDF/130KB]

Pass InfoNov 9, 2011
Buy a JR EAST PASS, get a round-trip bus ticket to Takayama for more than half off!
SeasonalSep 26, 2011
Find an excellent spot for autumn sightseeing in Eastern Japan, jump aboard a train and enjoy the brilliant foliage of autumn.
Train InfoAug 29, 2011
On 23 Sep, 2011, we will resume the operation of Tohoku, Yamagata, Akita Shinkansen in normal schedule as these were operated before the Great East Japan Earthquake.
For more infomation, please telephone JR East Infoline.
Train InfoAug 29, 2011
On 3rd Sep, 2011, we will resume the operation of Narita Express in normal schedule as it was operated before the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Our operating schedule.
Train InfoAug 2, 2011
Due to the heavy rainfall on July 29, 2011, some trains in the JR East area have been suspended or delayed.
It is expected to take time to restore those sections of the Ban-etsu-West Line, Iiyama Line, Joetsu Line, and Tadami Line which have suffered particularly severe damage, so please watch out for additional information as it becomes available.
For information about the operating schedules on each line, please check the “Current Rail Status” section on the JR East web site or turn to the JR East Infoline.
PressJul 26, 2011

UnionPay Payments to be Accepted at JR East Travel Service Centers [PDF/28.9KB]

Train InfoMar 15, 2011
Due to the massive earthquake on 11th March, some local trains in Tohoku area are suspended for a while.
Hope to check the current train status before you travel in Tohoku area.

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2010

OtherMar 24, 2010
The English Web site has received a complete makeover.