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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The Keisei Sky Access

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The Keisei Sky Access service began running on Saturday between Ueno Station and Nippori Station in Tokyo and Narita International Airport.

The new Skyliner trains run at a top speed of 160kph on the 51.4km route and completes the journey in just 36 minutes.

Keisei Sky Access

The train stops at both Narita Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 stations. The first service from Nippori is 6.35am with the last Skyliner at 5.50pm. Trains begin the journey 5 minutes before at Ueno Station.
Keisei Main Line trains run until 10.06pm from Nippori Station.

The present fare from Nippori to Narita is 2,400 yen. The new service is a direct competitor of JR's Narita Express from Tokyo Station.

Keisei's Access Limited Express connects Narita and Haneda Airports via the Toei Asakusa Line with the journey taking 1 hour and 40 minutes.

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