Shibuya Station gets an upgrade thanks to an intense race against time.
The trains in Tokyo stop running a little after midnight and don’t start up again until the morning. That’s an inconvenience for anyone who’s ever missed the last train and either had to shell out for a taxi home or spend the night in an Internet cafe, but the upside is that train lines are rarely shut down for maintenance or renovations during their normal operating hours.
Last weekend was an exception though, and a big one. The Yamanote Line, which loops around downtown Tokyo, is