Hokuriku Shinkansen Kanazawa, Fukui Prefecture Tsuruga of the section of the opening is behind schedule, even business expenses prospect of financial resources is not standing has become expected to swell to more than 300 billion yen.
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has decided to cover at least 150 billion yen of this with railroad usage fees paid by JR, and hastened to adjust the burden ratio between the national and local governments for the rest.
Regarding the Hokuriku Shinkansen between Kanazawa and Tsuruga, where construction work has been delayed, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's review committee has extended the opening time by about one year from the scheduled opening in the spring of 2023, and will increase the additional project cost to about 265.8 billion. The idea of making a yen is shown to the project team of the ruling party.
Along with this, the project cost prospect of financial resources is not set has become expected to swell to about 300.4 billion yen.
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism will allocate at least about 150 billion yen to the "loan fee" that JR pays to the railway and transportation organization as a railroad usage fee, and will bear the interest rate burden of the loan that the railway and transportation organization receives from financial institutions. We have established a policy to cover it by reducing it.
For the remaining financial resources, we are rushing to adjust what to do with the burden ratio between the national and local governments.