JR Joban Line resumes service on the whole section for the first time in 9 years

Japan Railway News

JR Joban Line between Namie Station (Fukushima) and Tomioka Station (Fukushima), which had been cut off due to the effects of the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011 and the nuclear power plant accident, resumed service on March 14, 2020.

Joban Line resumed operation on all lines for the first time in 9 years. On this section, Not only local trains, but the limited express “Hitachi” trains will also run connecting Shinagawa Station (Tokyo) and Sendai Station (Miyagi) 3 times a day.