Why is the Tokyo subway so crowded?

If you’ve ever seen a documentary about Japan, chances are that somewhere along the line you saw a video (or 10) of people squished into train carriages like sardines. But can’t one of the most advanced and populated countries in the world fix this problem? It turns out that whilst the Tokyo Metro does get extremely busy, it’s often only at rush hour. Japan is also home to the busiest station in the world and also a highly dense population in Tokyo. So while the Tokyo Subway might seem extremely busy from time to time, it’s nothing out of the … Continue reading Why is the Tokyo subway so crowded?