Tokyo area train fares raised by ¥10 to fund barrier-free infrastructure
JR East, Tokyo Metro and other major railway operators raised their regular fares for train services in Tokyo and neighboring prefectures by ¥10 on Saturday.
The companies will use increased revenues to install elevators and platform doors and make other efforts to improve barrier-free accessibility at train stations.
The other companies include Tobu Railway, Odakyu Electric Railway, Seibu Railway, Sagami Railway and Yokohama Minatomirai Railway.
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