• Kyodo


A power outage halted a bullet train late Friday night in the village of Ajikata, Niigata Prefecture, stranding 210 passengers for about two hours in unheated cars, East Japan Railway Co. said.

Toki No. 341, originating in Tokyo, came to a halt around 11:50 p.m. Friday on the Joetsu Shinkansen Line between Tsubamesanjo Station and Niigata, the destination for the service.

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