Typhoon-hit Tohoku railway resumes services on all sections

National Oct 31, 2020

Typhoon-hit Tohoku railway resumes services on all sections

A railway in northeastern Japan resumed operations on all sections on Saturday, about a year after it was stricken by a powerful typhoon. On Saturday morning, the 15.4-kilometer section between Marumori Station in the town of Marumori, Miyagi Prefecture, and Tomino Station in the city ...

Museum about 2011 quake and nuclear disaster opens in Fukushima

National Sep 20, 2020

Museum about 2011 quake and nuclear disaster opens in Fukushima

Fukushima Prefecture on Sunday opened a museum about the massive March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster in a bid to pass down memories of the calamity to future generations. The Great East Japan Earthquake and Nuclear Disaster Memorial Museum, located in the town ...