Press Release

2024.04.05 Kankai Electric Railway to Operate Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Theme Wrapped Rapi:t Train! Namba Station Will Also Be Decorated!

To help foster momentum for Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan (hereinafter referred to as “the Expo”), the Nankai Railway Rapi:t Limited Express train and Namba Station will be wrapped in the Expo’s “Umi” design theme from 13 April, 2024, one year before the opening of the Expo. The “Umi” design theme, which depicts the harmony and vibrance of life under the sea, was selected as a fitting design for the limited express Rapi:t, which runs along the coastline. This will be the first time that Nankai Railway trains will be wrapped for the Expo.

■ Rapi:t Express Train Wrapped with Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan “Umi” Design Theme
▽ Train to be wrapped
  One Rapi:t limited express train
▽ Operation Period
 From 13 April, 2024 (Saturday) to 13 October, 2025 (Monday) (planned)
▽ Operating Section
 Between Namba Station and Kansai Airport Station

Namba Station Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan Decoration
1. Namba Station Grand Staircase
* The Namba Galleria Twin Vision digital signage and Nankai AD Vision digital signage (Namba Station 3F ticket gates) will be used to broadcast promotional images, etc.
▽ Period
From 13 April, 2024 (Saturday) to 14 July, 2024 (Sunday) (Planned)

Press Release (Nankai Electric Railway)
Nankai Railway to Operate Wrapping Rapi:t from 13 April, 2024
URL: (Japanese)

Global Communication Department, Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition