Transport Services Disrupted


Transport services disrupted

Some Shinkansen bullet trains between Tokyo and western Japan have been canceled, and further suspensions are expected.

Some local train services have also been disrupted in western Japan. Railway operators ask passengers to check their websites for the latest information.

East Japan Railway will stop all of its train services in the Tokyo metropolitan area, including the busy Yamanote line beginning at 8:00 pm Sunday.

Airlines canceled more than 1,000 domestic flights on Sunday due to Typhoon Trami. Kansai International Airport has closed its two runways until 6:00 am Monday.

More flight cancellations are expected across wide areas from southern Kyushu to northern Tohoku regions, and airlines ask passengers to check their websites for the latest information.