Power Cable Splitting Caused Japanese Shinkansen off the Line

2015-05-06

A power failure happened from Shirakawa to Fukushima of the Tohoku Shinkansen in Fukushima-ken onApril 29, 2015. The Shinkansen From Tokyo to Shin-Aomori halted. 

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Power Cable Splitting Caused Shinkansen off the Line

The passengers walked back to station along with railway under the trainman guiding. In addition no passengers were injured. It was reported that the accident wascaused by the power cable splitting.