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The government has decided to go ahead with long-pending plans to construct stretches of three bullet-train lines, according to transport minister Takeshi Maeda.

Financial resources have been secured for the stretches between Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, and Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture; Hakodate and Sapporo in Hokkaido Prefecture; and Isahaya and Nagasaki in Nagasaki Prefecture, Maeda announced Monday during a news conference.

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