Corona influence JR East's first final deficit after privatization JR West's largest deficit September 16 16:15

JR East has announced its business outlook for the current fiscal year, and is expected to have a final loss of 418 billion yen, the first final deficit after privatization.

In addition, JR West also announced that the final profit and loss for this year will be a deficit of 240 billion yen, which is expected to be the largest deficit so far.

In both cases, the number of passengers on the Shinkansen and conventional lines has decreased significantly due to the effects of the new coronavirus.