Linear Central Shinkansen, between Sagamihara and Kofu in the early opening around 2020?

We are aiming for opening in 2027Linear Central ShinkansenAccording to the plan, it became clear that JR Tokai is considering precedent opening between Sagamihara City, Kanagawa Prefecture and Kofu City, Yamanashi Prefecture.

The preliminary opening section seems to be in the form of expanding the experiment line currently set up in Yamanashi prefecture to upgrade it to a business line, and it will be about 15 minutes in boarding time.

Details are as below.
Linear advance scrutiny, Sagamihara - Preceding opening between Kofu: economic news: money · economy: YOMIURI ONLINE (Yomiuri Shimbun)

According to the Yomiuri Shimbun, it seems that JR Tokai has been studying the preliminary opening of Linear Central Shinkansen. Although opening of all lines between Tokyo (Shinagawa) and Nagoya is planned for 2027, the preceding opening will be around 2020, the section is Kagawa prefecture Sagamihara - shi, Yamanashi prefecture Kofu city.

Although the linear experimental line is in Yamanashi prefecture, construction work to extend this experiment line of 18.4 km to 42.8 km is currently underway, and the preceding opening is the upgrade of this experiment line to the business line. In JR Tokai it seems that there is aim to hasten the construction cost recovery by freight income. The boarding time is about 15 minutes.

Although the Linear Central Shinkansen is scheduled to connect Tokyo - Osaka between Tokyo and Osaka in 1 hour and 7 minutes in 2045, recommendations are to be made that the opening period should be ahead of schedule as it is thought that a high economic effect can be obtained It is becoming.

Current affairs dot com: between Tokyo and Osaka, scheduled to open earlier = Linear Central Shinkansen Recommendation - MITI Council

However, opening up between Sagamihara and Kofu is not an easy-to-use section for business users, but rather people who are going to sit for sightseeing purpose or linearly are likely to be the center.

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