10 bullet trains partially submerged in floodwaters of Typhoon Hagibis will be scrapped

About ten Japanese bullet trains partially submerged in floodwater from Typhoon Hagibis last month will be scrapped. Some components could still be used but the loss to the book value of the trains could be between $110 million and $135 million. The Hokuriku-Shinkansen line trains were parked in a yard in Nagano city. Typhoon Hagibis […]


Typhoon Hagibis: Japan speeds up search and rescue as hopes for missing fades

Japan is conducting a major search and rescue operation after Typhoon Hagibis. The deadly storm brought widespread flooding and landslides, destroying buildings and leaving dozens dead. Typhoon Hagibis made landfall on Saturday evening local time on the Izu Peninsula, southwest of Tokyo, leaving a trail of destruction on its path. At least 70 people were […]