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Entrance to the Tokyo subway museum named Tokyo Metro Museum. It's under the elevated Tozai Line tracks. Near Kasai Station on the Tozai subway line.Official website: http://www.chikahaku.jp/en/
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Enter the museum through this subway turnstile.See Japan's first subway cars from 1927, tunnel boring machines, subway history exhibits, and simulators.
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Japan's first subway opened in Tokyo in Dec. 1927 between Ueno and Asakusa.
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Japan's first subway car used between Ueno and Asakusa. The forerunner of the Ginza Line.
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The exterior livery of the newest Ginza Line subway cars is based on this first subway car.
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About the first subway car.
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Driver's seat in the first subway car.
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Japan's first subway station: Ueno Station
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Automatic turnstile at Ueno Station in 1927
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It was a fat fare, and passengers put in actual coins to go through the turnstile.
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Automatic turnstile
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Recreated Ueno Station platform.
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Recreated Ueno Station subway platform.
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Advertising at recreated Ueno Station subway platform.
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Sumo advertising at recreated Ueno Station subway platform.
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We can go inside the first subway car.
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Inside Tokyo's first subway car. Refurbished.
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Mannequins inside Tokyo's first subway car.
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Judging from theor clothing, they look to be a well-to-do family.
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College student
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Subway driver's cab.
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Subway rules for passengers: No smoking, no spitting, and don't stick out your face or hands outside the window.
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Emergency light
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Door latch
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Marunouchi Line car from the mid-1950s.
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Marunouchi Line subway car
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Marunouchi Line subway car
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Marunouchi Line subway car
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Go inside the Marunouchi Line subway car.
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Inside the Marunouchi Line subway car.
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Marunouchi Line subway car driver's cab.
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Emergency light
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Subway train diorama
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Subway train diorama
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Subway train diorama showing Akasaka Mitsuke Station.
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Subway train simulator. Takes practice to stop at the correct position at the station.
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Chiyoda Line subway train simulator.
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Chiyoda Line subway train simulator.
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Chiyoda Line subway train simulator.
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Old and new subway signs.
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Pantograph
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Shield boring machine
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Shield boring machine teeth
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Different types of Shield boring machines.
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Scale model of a new subway line under construction in Tokyo.
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New subway line under construction in Tokyo.
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Maintenance car.
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Subway history
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Evolution of subway ticket vending machines from 1956 to 2007. Current ticket vending machines use touchscreen panels.
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Automatic turnstiles taking subway tickets were introduced from 1974. From 2007, IC cards are used.
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Old and new subway signs. Now the subway lines and stations are coded for people who cannot remember the Japanese names.
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Japanese subway history
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Planning hsitory of Tokyo's first subway.
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Subway tokens
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Methods to dig subway tunnels.
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Noritsugu Hayakawa was the father of Japan's first subway.
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Statue of Noritsugu Hayakawa
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The first subway car used between Shimbashi and Shibuya in the late 1930s.
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Museum gift shop
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How to drive a subway train.
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Subway cars today.
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Current Ginza Line subway train.
     
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