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Passenger-distance of JR Shinkansen in Japan FY 2021, by railway line

Passenger-distance of Japan Railways (JR) high-speed trains in Japan in fiscal year 2021, by railway line

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Release date

September 2022



Survey time period

fiscal year 2021; the Japanese fiscal years run from April 1 of the stated year to March 31 of the following year

Special properties

not including Akita Shinkansen and Yamagata Shinkansen*

Supplementary notes

*The Japanese Shinkansen Railways Maintenance Law defines Shinkansen as railway lines allowing trains to travel at 200 kilometers per hour and faster on its main sections.

Figures have been rounded.

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