#428 Route Finder

In the run up to the 2020 Olympics Japan is trying to be more tourist friendly – advertising WiFi for visitors on the subway system and even bus tours with WiFi.

Flesh and blood English assistance is generally hit and miss around Tokyo’s transport system.

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Japan railways is trying to solve this issue with a more robotic touch.

Many Tokyo train stations have implemented Route Finder machines.

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These machines support Japanese, English, Korean and Simplified and Traditional Chinese.

It offers two services – finding routes and sightseeing information.

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You can print the routes you find and be on your merry-sightseeing-way.

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