Man Accused Of Train Attack Admits To Killing

Man accused of train attack admits to killing

The defendant accused of a deadly stabbing rampage on a Japanese bullet train in 2018 appeared in court on Thursday and admitted that he intended to kill someone.

Ichiro Kojima, 23, was charged with stabbing a man to death aboard a Shinkansen bullet train running near Tokyo. He also wounded two women.

Tokyo's Yamanote Train Line Resumes Service

Tokyo's Yamanote train line resumes service

Tokyo's central loop railway line has resumed service after a portion of it was closed on Saturday due to construction of a new station.

Services were suspended from the first train running between Osaki and Ueno until around 4 p.m., and trains are running on the newly re-routed tracks.

S.sudan Athletes Train In Japan Ahead Of Games

S.Sudan athletes train in Japan ahead of Games

A group of athletes from South Sudan is in Japan to prepare for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics more than eight months before the Games get underway.

Three athletes, one para-athlete and a coach arrived in Maebashi City north of Tokyo on Thursday.

Train Systems Returning To Normal

Train systems returning to normal

Transport systems in Japan are returning to normal after Typhoon Hagibis caused widespread cancellations and disruptions over the weekend.

Most bullet trains have resumed. The Yamagata bullet train has returned to full service, while the Hokuriku line is running a restricted schedule between Tokyo and Nagano.

Tokaido Shinkansen Bullet Train Suspension

Tokaido Shinkansen bullet train suspension

The Central Japan Railway Company is cancelling its Shinkansen bullet train services between Tokyo and Nagoya beginning Saturday morning due to Typhoon Hagibis.

The company also said that most operations between Nagoya and Shino-Osaka stations will be suspended.

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 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.

Train Cancellations Possible Due To Typhoon

Train cancellations possible due to typhoon

Railway operators in the Greater Tokyo area are considering suspending some of their train services this weekend, as a large and violent typhoon is forecast to hit the area on Saturday and Sunday.

Typhoon Hagibis is currently over the Pacific far south of Japan, but the storm is expected to hit Japan's mainland over the weekend.

Some Tokyo Train Services To Be Suspended

Some Tokyo train services to be suspended

East Japan Railway says it will cancel all services in the greater Tokyo area from the first train until 8 a.m. on Monday.

Odakyu Electric Railway says it will gradually reduce the number of trains on Sunday evening and will cancel all services in Tokyo and neighboring Kanagawa Prefecture after 10 p.m.

Train Data To Be Analyzed After Deadly Crash

Train data to be analyzed after deadly crash

Keikyu, the operator of a passenger train involved in a deadly collision with a truck in Yokohama, says it will investigate why the train could not stop in time to avoid the accident.

The express train crashed into a large truck that had been stuck on a rail crossing near Kanagawa-shimmachi Station on the Keikyu Line south of Tokyo on Thursday.

Express Train Collides With Truck In Yokohama

Express train collides with truck in Yokohama

A passenger train and a truck collided at a rail crossing in Yokohama, near Tokyo, on Thursday, killing one person and injuring many others.

The collision occurred around 11:40 a.m. at a crossing near Kanagawa Shinmachi station on the Keikyu Line.

Truck Collides With Train In Yokohama

Truck collides with train in Yokohama

Police say 32 people are injured after a truck collided with an express passenger train at a railroad crossing in Yokohama, south of Tokyo.

The incident happened at around 11:40 a.m. on Thursday morning. Footage taken shortly after the collision shows heavy black smoke rising from the wreckage. Aerial shots appear to show the remains of a truck beside a train car that's leaning off the rails.