• Kyodo


East Japan Railway Co. said Tuesday that all lines of its Tohoku Shinkansen will resume services on April 14 after a powerful earthquake hit northeastern Japan and derailed one of its bullet trains nearly three weeks ago.

But the lines will operate on temporary timetables until after the Golden Week holidays in early May, JR East said, as trains will need to run at reduced speeds and at a lower frequency between Koriyama Station in Fukushima Prefecture and Ichinoseki Station in Iwate Prefecture.

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