Japan's bullet train resumes service

Reconnection of rail network's Tokyo-Sendai line expected to speed up tsunami-hit region's reconstruction.

    Getting the iconic train getting back on the rails is seen as a symbol of the gathering momentum of reconstruction across areas devastated by the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami of March 11.

    The operator has partially restored services on the Tohoku Shinkansen line between Tokyo and Sendai in northern Japan - the first time in 45 days - a sure sign that the island nation is trying rebuild their lives in the wake of recent destruction.

    Al Jazeera's Veronica Pedrosa reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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