YAMAGATA (Kyodo) A bullet train from Tokyo to Yamagata was stranded between Yamagata and Fukushima prefectures Saturday afternoon by a tree that fell onto the overhead wires, East Japan Railway Co. said.

About 360 passengers on Tsubasa No. 181, many of whom were headed to their hometowns or other New Year holiday destinations, were transferred to Tsubasa No. 116, which made an emergency stop, JR East said.

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