• Kyodo


The Tenryu River boat tours in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, will end after 60 years because of a capsizing last August that killed five people, including the helmsman.

Tenryu Hamanako Railroad Co. on Thursday filed papers with the transport ministry’s Chubu District Transport Bureau in Nagoya to end the tours on March 31. The tours have effectively been halted since the Aug. 17 accident.

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