Large luggage to be brought into the Shinkansen Reservation system on August 29 at 18:52
In the Tokaido / Sanyo Shinkansen and Kyushu Shinkansen, passengers will need to make a reservation in advance from May next year when they bring large suitcases. This is to strengthen security measures ahead of next year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
According to JR Tokai etc., advance reservations are required for Tokaido / Sanyo Shinkansen and Kyushu Shinkansen, and luggage will be placed in a space on the back of the vehicle or in a special corner with a lock that will be installed in the deck.
This applies to large suitcases, such as large suitcases, with a total of more than 160 cm and up to 250 cm. It is necessary to make a reservation in advance with a reserved seat at the counter or the Internet.
If you make a reservation in advance and bring your luggage, it is free, but if you do not make a reservation, you will be charged and you will have to pay 1000 yen.
As a part of countermeasures against terrorism, JR companies are currently looking for owners to check if there is any baggage away from the audience seat, but before next year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, It means that security measures were further strengthened.
JR Tokai President Shin Kaneko said at the press conference, “Reservation procedures will occur, but there will be a place to store the luggage, so it will be appreciated by those who bring the luggage. "Said.