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JR Trains Affected by Heavy Snowfall in Tokyo and Surrounding Areas

February 05, 2024

JR Trains Affected by Heavy Snowfall in Tokyo and Surrounding Areas

Due to heavy snowfall in the Kanto region and northern area, JR companies announced on February 5th that there is a forecast of significant snowfall even in the flat areas, including the 23 wards of Tokyo.
In regions expecting heavy snow, there is a possibility of extensive and prolonged delays or cancellations in public transportation, including Shinkansen and express trains.

The latest operational status of Shinkansen and JR express trains can be searched from the following links:

List of train numbers will be shown in these links when there's any cancellation or delay. No special message will be shown when everything is on schedule.

JR Central (Tokaido Shinkansen: Tokyo - Nagoya - Kyoto - Shin-Osaka)

JR West (Sanyo Shinkansen: Shin-Osaka - Okayama - Hiroshima - Hakata)

JR East
(Tohoku Shinkansen: Tokyo - Sendai - Akita - Shin-Aomori - Shin-Hakodate Hokuto)
(Hokuriku Shinkansen: Tokyo - Karuizawa - Nagano - Toyama - Kanazawa)

For those who purchased tickets from us,

You may be able to get a refund directly at the ticket counter at the station especially if your reserved train is confirmed to be cancelled, so please check at the station first for how your tickets can be handled.
For refund procedures for unused tickets, please see the link below.
Refund Process after delivery (Unused tickets only)