Most Transportation Services Back To Normal

Most transportation services back to normal

Railway services in the Tokyo area have returned to normal from the first run on Monday after Typhoon Hagibis caused disruptions over the weekend.

Shinkansen bullet trains were running as normal on Monday on the Tokaido, Tohoku, Akita and Joetsu lines.

Train Services Returning To Normal After Typhoon

Train services returning to normal after typhoon

Railway services in the Tokyo area are getting back to normal after being disrupted by a powerful typhoon over the weekend.

Most train lines will be operating with regular schedules on Monday.

Hagibis Causes Stoppage Of Water Services

Hagibis causes stoppage of water services

Almost 14,000 households in eight prefectures are without water supplies in the wake of the storm Hagibis.

As of 5:00 a.m. Sunday, 4,540 households in Marumori in Miyagi Prefecture do not have tap water service. Also 4,200 households in Tsukubamirai in Ibaraki Prefecture, 1,200 in Kanra in Gunma Prefecture and Yamakita in Kanagawa Prefecture are without tap water.

Most Private Railway Services Resume

Most private railway services resume

Railway operators in the greater Tokyo are resuming local train services on Sunday morning in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis.

Private railway operators Keisei, Keio, Tokyu, Seibu, Tobu, Sotetsu, Tokyo Tama Intercity Monorail, Rinkai, Yurikamome, Tokyo Monorail, Tsukuba Express, Keikyu, Tokyo Metro and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government's subway have resumed all or part of their services.

Many Railway Services Out On Sunday Morning

Many railway services out on Sunday morning

Railway operators in greater Tokyo will halt Shinkansen and most local train services on Sunday morning for safety checks in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis.

East Japan Railway, or JR East, says all of its local lines will be out of operation at least until around noon.

Most Railway Services Out On Sunday Morning

Most railway services out on Sunday morning

Railway operators in greater Tokyo will halt shinkansen and most local train services on Sunday morning for safety checks in the wake of Typhoon Hagibis.

East Japan Railway, or JR East, says all of its local lines will be out of operation at least until around noon.

Rail Services In Greater Tokyo To Be Halted

Rail services in greater Tokyo to be halted

The approaching Typhoon Hagibis will make railway services almost completely unavailable in the greater Tokyo area on Saturday.

East Japan Railway has decided to cease operations on some of its local lines in and out of Tokyo as well as a part of Shizuoka Prefecture from 9 a.m.

Jr West To Cancel Some Bullet Train Services

JR West to cancel some bullet train services

The West Japan Railway Company says it will cancel some Sanyo Shinkansen bullet trains on Saturday due to Typhoon Hagibis.

The train operator said on Friday that services between Shin-Osaka and Okayama stations will be canceled except for some trains in the morning.

Jr East To Suspend Some Services

JR East to suspend some services

East Japan Railway Company says it will start suspending services on some train lines in the Greater Tokyo area and Shizuoka Prefecture from 9 a.m. on Saturday due to Typhoon Hagibis.

The company also says it will reduce the number of Tohoku, Yamagata, Akita, Hokuriku and Joetsu Shinkansen bullet trains departing after 11 a.m., and will suspend all services later in the day.

Jr East May Cancel All Train Services Over Weekend

JR East may cancel all train services over weekend

East Japan Railway Company says it may cancel its Shinkansen bullet train and other conventional train services in the greater Tokyo area over the weekend.

JR East is now considering whether to cancel them as large and violent Typhoon Hagibis is forecast to affect the area on Saturday and Sunday.

Phone Services Still Limited After Typhoon

Phone services still limited after typhoon

Japan's mobile carriers say their phone services remain limited in Chiba Prefecture and on an island off Tokyo. The disruption has been caused by Typhoon Faxai, which made landfall on Monday.

NTT Docomo says that as of Friday, its mobile phone connectivity is poor in 36 municipalities of Chiba Prefecture. The island of Oshima is also experiencing connectivity problems.