Passengers queue to board the Shinkansen bullet train at Tokyo railway station. Photo: EPA

Tokyo considers drastic measures to relieve extreme overcrowding on subway system

According to statistics collated by the transport ministry, average capacity at the busiest times of the day in Tokyo came to 164 per cent in 2015, a level that has been steady for around 15 years

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Passengers queue to board the Shinkansen bullet train at Tokyo railway station. Photo: EPA
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