Regarding the construction of the Linear Chuo Shinkansen, the head of a local government in the basin of the Oi River, where Shizuoka Prefecture is concerned about the impact on water resources, and President Shin Kaneko of JR Central exchanged opinions for the first time, and the local government gave a sufficient explanation. The voices of the residents who asked for it were conveyed.

Regarding the Linear Chuo Shinkansen, Shizuoka Prefecture has not approved the start of construction work in the prefecture due to concerns about the impact on water resources such as the Oi River, making it difficult to open the target in 2027.

Until now, Shizuoka Prefecture has been the contact point for discussions with JR Tokai, but on the 18th, in Shizuoka City, nine of the municipalities in the Oi River basin, the mayors and mayors of the town, and President Kaneko of JR Tokai exchanged opinions for the first time. I did.

At the beginning of the meeting, President Kaneko said, "First of all, I would like to talk to you, and I think that the construction is premised on the understanding and cooperation of everyone in the basin."

After that, the meeting was held privately, and according to the local government and JR Central, the local government side conveyed the voices of residents asking for a sufficient explanation of the impact on water resources.

After the meeting, President Kaneko said, "We have heard the concerns and concerns of everyone in the basin. We would like to continue to hold such meetings."

Kinuyo Someya, the mayor of Shimada City, who has compiled the opinions of local governments in the basin, said, "The voice of the basin was well received. This is the first step."