Earthquake-damaged Tohoku Shinkansen resumed – takes extra time due to slow driving

On April 14, 2022 (Thu), JR East will resume operation of all sections of the Tohoku Shinkansen, which had been suspended between Fukushima and Sendai due to the impact of the earthquake.

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Tohoku Shinkansen will resume in full on April 14 – Recovering well from the earthquake

JR East announced that it plans to resume operation of the Tohoku Shinkansen, which is partially closed due to the earthquake that occurred off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, from April 14, 2022 (Thu).

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Tohoku Shinkansen reaches Fukushima on April 2 – Recovering from heavy earthquake

JR East will resume operation of the Tohoku Shinkansen, which has been disrupted between Koriyama and Ichinoseki due to the impact of the earthquake, from the section where restoration has been completed.

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Resumes operation for the first time in a year between Tomino and Marumori on the Abukuma Kyuko Line

Resumes operation for the first time in a year between Tomino and Marumori on the Abukuma Kyuko Line

Abukuma Kyuko resumed operation on Saturday, October 31, 2020 between Tomino Station (Fukushima) and Marumori Station (Miyagi) on the Abukuma Kyuko Line, which had been disrupted due to the damage caused by the East Japan typhoon in October 2019. This line has suffered great damage such as sediment flowing into the track, after that, they restarted operation on all lines for the first time in about a year. Even after resuming, they are carrying out a temporary timetable for the time being. The speed will be slow down and the number of trains will be reduced to 3 round trips on weekdays and 7 on weekends between Tomino Station and…

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JR Joban Line resumes service on the whole section for the first time in 9 years

JR Joban Line resumes service on the whole section for the first time in 9 years

JR Joban Line between Namie Station (Fukushima) and Tomioka Station (Fukushima), which had been cut off due to the effects of the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 and the nuclear power plant accident, resumed service on March 14, 2020. Joban Line resumed operation on all lines for the first time in 9 years. On this section, Not only local trains, but the limited express “Hitachi” trains will also run connecting Shinagawa Station (Tokyo) and Sendai Station (Miyagi) 3 times a day.

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