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A railway line in Iwate Prefecture will reach a crucial turning point next year, returning to service after sustaining heavy damage from the Great East Japan Earthquake.

In March 2019 a 55.4-kilometer section between Miyako and Kamaishi stations on the of East Japan Railway Co.-operated Yamada Line, which was damaged in 2011 by the giant tsunami caused by the magnitude 9.0 earthquake, is set to go back into service after an eight-year suspension.

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