Akita Shinkansen Likely to Resume Service Thursday

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An Akita Shinkansen bullet train

East Japan Railway Co.’s Akita Branch announced Wednesday that services on the Akita Shinkansen bullet train between Morioka and Akita stations, which have been suspended since Sunday due to damage from torrential rain, will likely resume on Thursday.

The company conducted safety checks on the line on Wednesday.