Many transportation services to be cancelled
NHK -- Sep 04
Many train services in western Japan will be cancelled on Tuesday due to Typhoon Jebi.

Shikoku Railway Company, also known as JR Shikoku, will cancel its services, except for some early morning trains.

West Japan Railway, or JR West, will cancel Shinkansen services between Shin-Osaka Station and Hiroshima Station from around 9 AM.

It plans to cancel all services in the Keihanshin area from around 10 AM.

In the northern parts of Kyoto and Hyogo Prefectures, the company plans to cancel services on part of the Fukuchiyama and San-in Lines, and all of the Maizuru and Bantan Lines from around 9 AM.

In Wakayama Prefecture and its nearby areas, the company will cancel some of the services on the Kisei and Wakayama Lines.

The company will cancel 246 limited express services.

Nankai Electric Railway plans to cancel all services from around noon.

Keihan Electric Railway will cancel services of the Keihan and Otsu lines from around noon.

Sanyo Electric Railway plans to cancel services of its main line and the Aboshi Line from around 10:30 AM.

Osaka Monorail plans to cancel services of its main line and the Saito Line from around noon.

Other railway companies in the Kansai region say they will make a decision depending on weather conditions.

Air traffic will be also affected.

As of 9 PM on Tuesday, airline companies decided to cancel 570 flights on Tuesday mainly in the Kansai region. They also say other flights may also be cancelled or delayed.

News source: NHK
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