Hokuriku Shinkansen from Nagano to Joetsu Myoko continues to be damaged. Signal facilities also found damage October 16 19:22
Due to Typhoon No. 19, the Hokuriku Shinkansen continues to be inoperable between Nagano Station and Joetsu Myoko Station in Niigata Prefecture.
According to JR East, the “Nagano Shinkansen Vehicle Center” was flooded because the nearby Chikuma River was flooded. Was derailed.
It was also found that the signal facilities between Nagano Station and Joetsu Myoko Station were damaged due to flooding.
JR East intends to investigate the situation of vehicles that have been damaged by flooding and to determine whether the vehicles can be used, and to consider future responses.
JR East says that it will take at least one to two weeks to resume operation on all lines, and the number of operations is expected to be around 50% to 60% for the time being after resumption.