The number of people who used the Shinkansen and limited express trains nationwide during the long holidays was about 9.07 million, 2.45 times more than the same period last year, and recovered to about 70% of the level before the spread of the new coronavirus. Did.

JR companies have summarized the usage status of Shinkansen and limited express trains nationwide for 11 days from the 28th to the 8th of last month.



According to this, the total number of passengers on the Shinkansen and limited express trains was about 9,075,000, an increase of 2.45 times from the same period last year, and recovered to 75% of the level four years before the spread of the new corona infection. ..



Of these, the number of Shinkansen passengers has


increased by 2.74 times for the Tokaido


Shinkansen, 2.41 times for the Hokuriku Shinkansen


, 2.15 times for the Tohoku


Shinkansen, 1.89 times for the Kyushu Shinkansen


, and 1.86 times for the Hokkaido Shinkansen. bottom.



Regarding the increase in passengers, JR companies said, "Since there were no restrictions on the movement of the new corona, the number of passengers has increased since last year, and I think it was honest. I would like to continue to take thorough infection control measures."

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