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A YouTube member used a DJI flying drone and captured construction progress at JR West Tsuruga Station as it accommodates the southern end of the Hokuriku Shinkansen line: Note the new rail yard being built south of the station.
Densha posted a topic in Japan Rail: News & General DiscussionToday, 20 December, it was officially announced that the Hokuriku Shinkansen will be extended from Tsuruga via Obama to Kyoto. This route was one of the final two options left, the other one being the line being extended from Tsuruga to Maibara, which would have meant that passengers for Kyoto and Osaka would have had to change at Maibara. That would have led to a longer travel time, inconvenient transfers, and even more crowded Tokaido Shinkansen trains than they are already now. The Obama - Kyoto route is however the most expensive option. During the next 5-6 years, the impact on the