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Favorite bicycle and train trip from Ryogoku Station to various places throughout Boso

(business - December 4, 2017 18:30)
 A new type of train which carried bicycle to destination of trip came up recently while it was said to be bicycle boom. At Ryogoku Station of Tokyo, Sumida-ku which became departure place, new vehicle was exhibited to the public first.

 New train which granted wish to "want to be about to be over favorite bicycle on train to attendant in the distance" came out. It is train for cycle that JR East travels newly. Illustration of big bicycle is treated by the body, and it is said that gray of the body is color that imaged "base" to run about by bicycle.

 It is rack which bicycle which the biggest features enter inside, and was prepared for immediate place is hung. On rack, we only wind fixed belt around frame of bicycle, and work completes front wheel of bicycle for approximately 30 seconds from only 15 seconds.

 When it looks around the whole country, there are other trains which bicycle is put on, but it is feature of train for this cycle that can pick up without folding, and dismantling. Capacity can carry favorite bicycle in 99 people leisurely far. Nickname of this train is "Boso, bicycle base", and Boso area where destination is relatively warm even in winter is the center. We enjoy train trip afterward to station in Chiba if we ride bicycle and think about cycling.

 Naoki Kyoda of JR East Chiba branch office "there was thing which utilized current commuter train as access train of bicycle meeting, but try train touching rack for exclusive use of nobody nobody for the first time so far. We say, we want to be able to connect to local activation through sports tourism promotion and this train.

 JR travels only in Saturday and Sunday from January, 2018 and anticipates the use led by bicycle lovers.

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