“Business Booth” allows meeting on the train – Trial on Tokaido & San-yo Shinkansen

JR Central and JR West will introduce the “business booth” on a trial basis inside the Tokaido & San-yo Shinkansen to further enhance the telework environment before and after moving by trains.

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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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“Ureshino-Onsen” “Shin-Omura” – New station name decided on Kyushu Shinkansen West Kyushu Route

Names for new stations

JR Kyushu has announced the official names of the new stations, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2022, on the Kyushu Shinkansen (九州新幹線) West Kyushu Route (between Takeo-Onsen and Nagasaki) and the Omura Line (大村線). The new stations on the Kyushu Shinkansen, which have been tentatively named so far, have been decided to be “Ureshino-Onsen Station” (嬉野温泉, Ureshino City, Saga) and “Shin-Omura Station” (新大村, Omura City, Nagasaki). Shin-Omura Station will also be installed on the conventional Omura Line (between Takematsu Station and Suwa Station), and passengers can transfer trains. The station names of “Takeo-Onsen Station” (武雄温泉), “Isahaya Station” (諫早), and “Nagasaki Station” (長崎) that connect to existing…

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