Category Archives: transportation

Tsukuba Safety: Winter Driving

There were around 200 accidents in the south and west of Ibaraki Prefecture this morning (January 22, 2014) alone. Tips for driving in the winter. Consider using winter tires. Pay attention to the condition of the roads. Keep a good … Continue reading

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Tsukuba Express Updates as of March 31, 2011

Only 80% of the Tsukuba Express trains are currently running due to the shortage in power that Japan is facing. From April 4, this will change slightly. During certain hours on the weekdays (first train to 10am, 5pm to last … Continue reading

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Train Updates for March 18

Tsukuba Express http://www.mir.co.jp/ No new updates for the 18th. 17th of MARCH (posted on March 16, on TX information website) Tsukuba Express (TX): Running at 40 – 50% capacity. In high demand intervals 17:00 – 20:00 it will run at … Continue reading

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Airport Updates as of March 17

Narita Airport today, 17th of March: International Arrivals: mostly arrived http://www.narita-airport.or.jp/ais/flightall/e_inter_arr.html International Departures: mostly departed http://www.narita-airport.or.jp/ais/flightall/e_inter_dep.html

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Bus Updates for March 18

Kanto Tetsudo Bus posted at 20:00 local time, 17 March http://www.kantetsu.co.jp/news/110411/110411.html Buses in Tsukuba will run on a Weekend/Holiday schedule. Buses listed below will not be in service: – Tsukuba Mountain Shuttle Bus (departing from Tsukuba Center) – Tsukuba Mountain … Continue reading

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Bus Updates

According to the Kanto Tetsudo website, here is the information about the buses for tomorrow. Bus from Tsuchiura and Tsukuba to Narita: running as usual. TM Liner between Tsukuba and Mito: running, but as the expressways are closed, the bus … Continue reading

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Expressway Updates

According to the Japan Road Traffic Information Center website, the Joban highway will be open from Misato to Mito from 6am tomorrow. (Updated March 15, 2011 at 22:49) According to the Japan Highway website, the Joban highway is completely closed. … Continue reading

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