Power outages in Tokyo affect 280,000 commuters
NHK -- Feb 26
Power outages disrupted train services between Tokyo and Chiba Prefecture for more than four hours on Monday morning, affecting about 280,000 commuters.

The JR Chuo and Sobu lines suspended operations after blackouts occurred around 5 AM at four stations.

Services on several other lines were also disrupted.

East Japan Railway Company suspects the power failures were caused by electrical cables that caught fire after renovation work on a bridge near Suidobashi and Iidabashi Stations.

25日朝、東京の中心を走るJR中央線と総武線が4時間にわたって止まった。通勤ラッシュの時間帯ということもあり、サラリーマンや受験生など約28万人に影響が出た。 月曜日の朝、千葉と東京を結ぶJR中央・総武線が約4時間にわたって止まった。
News sources: NHK, ANNnewsCH
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