Category Archives: tokyo

Tokyo Railway Map, v. 2.0

[Note: due to the map’s size, I’ve done something a little different with the embed this time. The pdf version is here, and the png version is here. A pdf download from Cloudup is available here. Thanks again to Richard … Continue reading

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Index Diversion 5: Tokyo Metro Strip Maps

Index is done. Now working on the legend. Current ETA is the end of this month, hopefully… This was the original idea for how I’d do the legend for the Tokyo map, because the through-service patterns in this city are … Continue reading

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Tokyo Map Update 4 & Other Stuff

Thing One: Right now, the ETA for the Tokyo map is sometime in January. But something needs addressing, urgently. This, working on this right here: …is absolutely mind-numbing. The index will be around 2400 names long, and I’m currently 500 … Continue reading

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Tokyo Map Update 3

Let’s be honest here, I’m writing this so there’s a post this month. Here’s what I got so far: The routes are about 3/4 done. After that comes water, an index, express-local services (I do have an updated system now, … Continue reading

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Tokyo Map Update 2

I’m trying to come up with a way to differentiate service patterns on the Tokyo map. I don’t want anything super fine-grained; some lines have seven different varieties of express services running on them and that would just be too … Continue reading

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There Was A Timetable Revision Today

A new thing opened in Tokyo. I want to redesign my Tokyo map, because the one I did before looks more and more hideous with each passing day. (Some background: in the last map, I assigned each JR East line … Continue reading

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Tobu Mainline Strip Map

I realized that how I depicted the Tobu Railway’s service patterns were kinda…odd and nonrepresentative and needed a little, er, elaboration. So this is one of a few preliminary works rolling round in my head so when JR East timetable … Continue reading

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