Regarding the Tohoku Shinkansen, where the train derailed due to the earthquake that observed a seismic intensity of 6 upper, JR East is proceeding with restoration work on the section that is currently out of service, between Tokyo Station and Fukushima Station from next month 2nd, next month 4th. The policy is to resume operation between Sendai Station and Shin-Hakodate Hokuto Station.

For the time being, the number of trains will be reduced and the speed will be reduced.

The Tohoku-Hokkaido Shinkansen, whose train derailed while traveling in Miyagi Prefecture due to the earthquake on the 16th of this month, is undergoing restoration work such as returning all 16 derailed vehicles to the rails.



JR East announced the future operation plan on the 30th, and said that the prospect of ensuring safety was established


▽ Between Tokyo Station and Fukushima Station from next month 2 ▽ Between


Sendai Station and Shin-Hakodate Hokuto Station from next month 4 So, I'm going to restart the operation.



However, because we cannot secure enough vehicles, for the time being, we will limit the number of trains to about 50% to 60% of the normal timetable, and depending on the section, the maximum speed will be about 160 km / h, which is about half the normal speed. Is to do.



JR East is aiming to reopen the area between Fukushima Station and Sendai Station, which will be the remaining non-stop section, around the 20th of next month.



In addition, it was found that one new passenger was injured, and the total number of injured in this accident was five.



The degree of injury is mild.

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