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First half of FY2004 (April to September)

This page contains public press releases in exactly the form that they were issued (JR East Public Relations Department).
These texts are the same as the contents of the Japanese Press Release website.
To view the body texts, click the linked headlines.

September 10, 2004 : Construction Starts on Tokyo Station Yaesu Development Project
September 7, 2004 : Suica cards can be used at FamilyMart stores in the Omiya-Urawa area and at Shinagawa [PDF/27KB]
    : From inside stations ("Ekinaka") to stores throughout the city ("Machinaka"), Suica cards can be used at more locations than ever [PDF/229KB]
July 13, 2004 : East Japan Railway to Sell Vodafone Shares
June 9, 2004 : Merger of JR East Group Companies
May 12, 2004 : Tetsudo Kaikan and Nihon Hotel to Become Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries of East Japan Railway
May 11, 2004 : JR East to Introduce New Service for Green Cars (first-class cars) Added to Local Trains, and to Increase the Number of Trains Operating on the Shonan-Shinjuku and Other Lines
    : "ecute"; We've Picked this as a Nickname for the New Spaces for Ticketed Passengers ("Ekinaka") at Omiya and Tachikawa Stations
April 27, 2004 : Progress in Making Suica, ICOCA, and PiTaPa Cards Compatible
April 21, 2004 : The JAL Group and JR East Agree to Cooperation on a Wide Range of Business Activities and Issue the "JAL Card Suica"!
April 13, 2004 : Mobile Suica® Service will Begin in Late 2005