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JR East announces E8 Series for the Yamagata Shinkansen
Yavianice posted a topic in Japan Rail: News & General Discussionhttps://www.jreast.co.jp/press/2019/20200303_ho01.pdf First set will be ready in 2022, but it is expected to enter service on the Yamagata Shinkansen in 2026. @railsquid if you want to remove the tracking part of the hyperlink, you must also remove it from the actual hyperlink, not just from the body text 🤪. I modified it now too from the hyperlink.
E8 order reduced
bikkuri bahn posted a topic in Japan Rail: News & General DiscussionJR East announced on the 18th that the planned order of E8 units for the Yamagata Shinkansen (debut in spring 2024) has been reduced by two trainsets to a new number of 15 (10 cars per trainset). Reason was economic fallout from Covid will be long-term in Tohoku region. First time a long-term capital investment has been reduced. https://news.yahoo.co.jp/articles/fea021654041e5139c96d2f9eebc92c5b56b7ae4