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A committee comprised of representatives from the government and the three ruling parties examining the construction of new bullet train networks decided Monday to pare the project’s budget for three years beginning in fiscal 1998.

The three years have been designated as an intensive period of fiscal reform. The committee has been studying three proposed sections of the Tohoku, Kyushu and Hokuriku lines to prioritize the start of the construction.

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