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Yamanote Line Services Suspended in Tokyo for 2 Hours on Wednesday Morning
17:21 JST, January 18, 2023
Services on the JR Yamanote and Keihin-Tohoku lines were suspended for nearly two hours early Wednesday morning due to a signal problem.
According to East Japan Railway Co. (JR East), a signal became stuck on red at around 4:40 a.m. Wednesday between Hamamatsucho and Shimbashi stations on the inner loop of the Yamanote Line.
All train operations on the Yamanote Line and on part of the Keihin-Tohoku Line were suspended until around 6:35 a.m. for inspections, affecting a total of about 18,000 passengers.
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