Shinkansen vehicle flooded Chikuma River flooding Nagano Oct. 13 7:30


According to JR East, the heavy rain caused by the typhoon caused flooding of the Chikuma River, which caused damage to the Shinkansen vehicles in the water at the JR East Nagano Shinkansen Vehicle Center in Akanuma, Nagano City.

However, because the surrounding area is flooded, the staff cannot be approached and the detailed situation has not been confirmed.

In addition to being a garage for Shinkansen vehicles, the vehicle center is also carrying out repairs, and the flooding is expected to affect future Shinkansen operations.