Latest information on access to Tohoku area (Railway, Bus and Expressway) – 59

March 21, 2011 14:00
Multilingual Support Center for the Tohoku Earthquake out at Pacific Ocean
Disaster Information 59th Translation Edition

Latest information on access to Tohoku area (Railway, Bus and Expressway)

Railway (As of March 21)
Shinkansen
-Tohoku Shinkansen: No service in both inbound and outbound between Nasu-Shiobara and Shin-Aomori.
-Akita Shinkansen: The number of the services has been considerably reduced in both inbound and outbound between Morioka and Akita.
-Yamagata Shinkansen: No service in both inbound and outbound.
-Nagano Shinkansen: Asama 570 and 579 have been canceled.
-Joetsu Shinkansen: No change or cancel in the schedule.
JR Conventional Lines
-Tohoku Line: No service in both inbound and outbound between Kuroiso and Ichinoseki. The service has been partially canceled between Ichinoseki and Morioka.
-Joban Line: No service in both inbound and outbound between Tsuchiura and Sendai.
-Ou Line: No service in both inbound and outbound between Shinjo and Innai. The service has been partially canceled between Innai and Akita.
-Ou Line (Yamagata Line): No service in both inbound and outbound between Fukushima and Yonezawa, and Yamagata and Shinjo. The service has been partially canceled between Yonezawa and Yamagata.
Expressway Bus (From NHK news on morning, March 21)
The expressway bus running between cities in Tohoku area and Tokyo is an efficient transportation.
Miyagi-Tokyo
-Sendai Sta.-Tokyo Sta./Shinjuku Sta./Ueno Sta.: Currently no available seat on most buses from Sendai to Tokyo. Only a few seats are available on buses from Tokyo to Sendai.
Iwate-Tokyo
-Morioka Sta.-Tokyo Sta./Yokohama Sta.: No available seat on most buses from Morioka to Tokyo. Some seats are available on buses from Tokyo to Morioka.
-Miyako Sta.-Shinagawa Sta.
-Hanamaki Sta.-Ikebukuro Sta.
Fukushima-Tokyo
-Fukushima Sta.-Shinjuku Sta. (via Koriyama): No available seat on most buses from Fukushima to Tokyo. Seats are available from Shinjuku to Fukushima.
-Koriyama Sta.-Shin Koshigaya Sta.
Expressway (As of March 21)
Joban Expressway
-Misato Jct. (in Saitama)-Mito Ic. (in Ibaraki): Open (since March 16)
-Mito Ic. (in Ibaraki)-Iwaki-Chuo Ic. (in Fukushima): Open (since March 21)

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