Air And Rail Disruption To Continue In Japan

Air and rail disruption to continue in Japan

Airplane and train passengers are facing a disruption of services on Sunday in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis.

More than 800 flights are cancelled.

All Nippon Airways has canceled 297 flights, including all flights at Narita airport and some at Haneda. Both airports serve Tokyo.

Japan Airlines has also canceled 278 flights including most departures and arrivals at Haneda and Osaka airports.

Many other airlines are also canceling flights.

Railway operators in Tokyo and surrounding areas will resume most local train services after safety checks are completed.

JR East Japan has resumed service on the Yamanote Line. Some private railway companies and part of the Tokyo subway system have also resumed operations.

The Tokyo monorail and The Keikyu railway main line have begun service. oth of them connect to Haneda airport.

Tohoku, Akita and Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet trains have not yet resumed operations.

The Yamagata line will remain out of service for the entire day.

The Tokaido and Sanyo shinkansen resumed their operations Sunday morning.