JR Kyushu announced a lower volume of reservations for the summer vacation period. For the upcoming Obon holidays (8/6 ~ 8/17,) approximately 57,000 tickets for Shinkansen and express trains were sold as of July 20, falling 7.0% behind 2020. The lowest booking rate since the opening of the Kyushu Shinkansen route in 2011 reflects the public’s concern about the new coronavirus. Source: JR Kyushu / RKB / KBC
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