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.

Yamanote Line To Resume Services Around 10 A.m.

Yamanote line to resume services around 10 a.m.

The Yamanote line in Tokyo is expected to resume operations at around 10:00 a.m. Sunday.

East Japan Railway says that it decided to restart services earlier than scheduled, as the safety of the tracks has been confirmed.

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.

Phone Services Still Affected By Typhoon

Phone services still affected by typhoon

Japan's mobile carriers say their phone services remain limited in Chiba Prefecture and other areas, mainly in the Kanto region. The disruption has been caused by Typhoon Faxai, which made landfall on Monday.

NTT Docomo says that as of Thursday, its mobile phone connectivity is poor in 43 municipalities of Chiba Prefecture and two in Kanagawa Prefecture. The islands of Oshima and Niijima, which are part of Tokyo, are also experiencing connectivity problems.

Phone Services Remain Limited In Typhoon-hit Areas

Phone services remain limited in typhoon-hit areas

Japan's mobile carriers say their phone services remain limited in Chiba Prefecture, as well as some other areas, mainly in the Kanto region. They cite antenna towers that have been left without power by Typhoon Faxai, which made landfall early Monday.

NTT Docomo says that as of Wednesday afternoon, its mobile phone connectivity is poor in 43 municipalities of Chiba Prefecture, as well as five in Kanagawa and one in Shizuoka prefecture. The islands of Oshima and Niijima, which are part of Tokyo, are also experiencing connectivity problems.

Tokaido Shinkansen Plans To Resume Services

Tokaido Shinkansen plans to resume services

Central Japan Railway plans to resume its Tokaido Shinkansen bullet train services between Tokyo and Osaka from the first morning train run on Monday.

But the carrier says Typhoon Faxai can still affect services depending on its direction.