SME Times is powered by   
                          Search News
                          Just in:   • Equity indices close in red; Latent View hits 20% upper circuit  • US to release 50mn barrels of oil from strategic petroleum reserve  • S.Korea's exports predicted to hit record high in 2021  • MSME minister calls trade bodies for working together for eco growth  • Maruti Suzuki Toyotsu starts vehicle scrapping unit 
                          Last updated: 22 Nov, 2021  

                          Japan.9.Thmb.jpg Japan's rail operator launches 'office cars'

                             Top Stories
                          » MSME minister calls trade bodies for working together for eco growth
                          » India to look for innovative partnerships at EXPO2020
                          » India, US agree on transitional approach on Equalisation Levy 2020
                          » Goyal to meet state Food Ministers to discuss community kitchen
                          » India, US agree to take economic relationship to next level
                          IANS | 22 Nov, 2021
                          Japan's East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) on Monday launched "office cars" on certain Shinkansen bullet trains on lines connecting Tokyo and the country's northern and central parts to meet the growing demand for telework amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

                          Without additional charge, the new service allows passengers to talk on the phone and participate in online meetings from their seats -- activities that are discouraged on the rest of the train, Xinhua news agency reported.

                          Media were granted access inside a running Hokuriku bullet train on Monday, and a JR East staff demonstrated how she works remotely using noise-cancelling headphones.

                          Passengers will also be able to borrow "smart glasses", which can project the content of their laptop screens in front of their eyes.

                          On bullet trains on the Tohoku line, they also can use free of charge small dividers to put around their seat tables.

                          To avoid congestion, the workspaces will not be available on weekends and some public holidays.

                          JR East hopes the new service will help people to combine working online with travel, while also stimulating demand for business trips, which has decreased due to the pandemic.

                          Central Japan Railway Co. and West Japan Railway Co. have also been trialing the introduction of onboard workspaces since October on the trains that run through major cities.
                          Print the Page
                          Add to Favorite
                          Share this on :

                          Please comment on this story:
                          Subject :
                          (Maximum 1500 characters)  Characters left 1500
                          Your name:

                            Customs Exchange Rates
                          Currency Import Export
                          US Dollar
                          UK Pound
                          Japanese Yen 58.85 56.85
                          As on 25 Nov, 2021
                            Daily Poll
                          COVID-19 has directly affected your business
                           Can't say
                            Commented Stories
                          » catering to Foreign exchange needs of SMEs(2)
                          About Us  |   Advertise with Us  
                            Useful Links  |   Terms and Conditions  |   Disclaimer  |   Contact Us  
                          Follow Us : Facebook Twitter