JR Yamanote Line launches Olympic Train

Olympic train launches in Tokyo

A JR Yamanote line train, wrapped with the images of Japanese Olympians and supporting messages, in Tokyo, Japan on Monday August 1, 2016. (All photos by Shingo Ito/AFLO)

Olympic train launches in Tokyo

The special JR Yamanote line train supporting Japan’s athletes at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics will operate on Tokyo’s busy loop line from August 1st.

Olympic train launches in Tokyo

This is the first joint promotion between the JOC (Japan Olympic Committee), JPC (Japan Paralympic Committee) and their gold partners.

Olympic train launches in Tokyo