Tokyo’s JR Yamanote Line resumes services after almost 2 hours

The Yomiuri Shimbun
Commuters are seen at JR Shinjuku Station at around 10 a.m. on Friday after a fire broke out nearby.

Tokyo’s JR Yamanote Line suspended its services for about 2 hours after a fire broke out at a nearby apartment between Shin-Okubo and Takadanobaba stations at around 8:46 a.m. on Friday. Trains resumed operation at 10:37 a.m. Major stations, such as Shinjuku and Ikebukuro stations, were packed with commuters as a result of the morning rush hour.