Dec. 13, 2017

Japan Rushing to Prepare Barrier-Free Accommodations for 2020

Tokyo, Dec. 13 (Jiji Press)--With less than 1,000 days before the opening of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, Japan is accelerating efforts to prepare lodging facilities to accommodate Paralympic athletes, audiences and other people who will visit Japan for the event.

Crack Found on Train Bogie in 1st Serious Incident for Shinkansen

Osaka, Dec. 12 (Jiji Press)--West Japan Railway Co. <9021>, or JR West, said Tuesday that a crack has been found on the bogie of a car of the N700 series bullet train used on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines.


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