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East Japan Railway Co. said Thursday it has resolved a computer malfunction that caused all electronic signboards for shinkansen bullet trains to shut down the previous day, causing confusion for travelers during the Golden Week holiday period.

The firm, better known as JR East, said the signboards correctly displayed the schedules starting with the first train on Thursday. That was the day when the rail company expected to see peak numbers of people who returned to their hometowns for the Golden Week holiday break ride shinkansen trains back to Tokyo and other major cities.

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