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Major Redevelopment to Make Shinagawa the New Face of Japan

Shinagawa Station Area Redevelopment Map (Concept)

2015/2015~2017

2015

  • Shinagawa Season Terrace completed

    Located on land made available by the reconstruction of the Shibaura Water Reclamation Center, this project will create an expansive green area extending 3.5 ha, in addition to a major office building.
    *Source: The Shinagawa Season Terrace website.

  • JR Ueno-Tokyo Line opened

    The Ueno-Tokyo Line will connect Ueno and Tokyo stations.
    At the same time, reciprocal through-train service will begin between the Utsunomiya, Takasaki, and Tokaido lines, and service on the Joban Line will be extended to Shinagawa.
    *Source: The East Japan Railway Company press release

2015/2015~2017

  • Metropolitan Expressway Central Circular Shinagawa Route scheduled to open

    The opening of the Central Circular Shinagawa Route will mark the birth of a new metropolitan circular route totaling 47 km in length.This will connect the Bayshore Route and the Route 3 Shibuya Line, without the need to drive through the city center.
    *Source: Metropolitan Expressway Co., Ltd. Materials on the Central Circular Route Yamate Tunnel

  • Osaki area redevelopment scheduled for completion

    Redevelopment continues in the Osaki area.Today, progress continues on the Kita-Shinagawa 5-chome Block 1 Category I Redevelopment Project*2 and the Nishi Shinagawa 1-chome Redevelopment Project*3.
    *2: Completion scheduled for fiscal 2015
    *3: Completion scheduled for fiscal 2017

2015~2017/2027~/2020/THE2030s

2015~2017/2027~

  • Special Zone for Asian Headquarters

    With its designation by the government as a special district, this zone is intended to attract more than 500 foreign-owned firms by 2016, and entice 50 or more of those companies to set up their Asian regional headquarters and R&D centers here. This will transform Shinagawa into a hub for international business.
    *Source: Tokyo Metropolitan Government website, “Designation of the Special Zone for Asian Headquarters” press release.

  • Opening of new JR Yamanote Line station and development of area fronting the station

    A new station for the Yamanote and Keihin Tohoku lines to open between Tamachi and Shinagawa stations.At the same time, an area of about 13 ha in front of the station will be developed, with eight high-rises scheduled to be built by JR East.
    *Source: The East Japan Railway Company press release.

2027~/THE2030s

  • Linear Chuo Shinkansen scheduled to open

    This superconducting maglev high-speed railway is scheduled to open in 2027. Ultimately, it will connect the three major urban centers of Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka in as little as 67 minutes.
    *Source: Central Japan Railway Company press release “Realizing the Superconducting Linear Chuo Shinkansen “(booklet dated May 10, 2010)

  • Concept for new E runway at Haneda Airport

    The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism plans to construct a new runway at Haneda Airport, sometime in the 2030s. If completed, this will further facilitate international operations at Haneda Airport.
    *Source: The website of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.

*Contents herein are based on information publicly available as of February 2015, and are subject to change.

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