On February 01, the Minato Mirai Line will start to operate directly from Yokohama Station to China town.
This new line is the subway line linked with the Tokyu Toyoko Line.
With the opening of the Minato Mirai Line, the services between Yokohama station and Sakuragi-cho station of the Tokyu Toyoko Line will terminate at the end of this month.
The Tokyu Toyoko line will go into a new underground track that starts at Higashi-Hakuraku station.
There will be also a big changes at the Yokohama Station.
The convenience enhances further more, since there is no need to transfer trains from Shibuya station in Tokyo to the heart of the china town in Yokohama.
The first ride fare is 180, and only takes 7-8minutes from Yokohama station to Motomachi-Chukagai station with the frequency of 3-4 minutes at each station.