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Bullet train operator JR Kyushu pulls out of Shanghai

Coronavirus travel slump undermines rationale for Chinese office

JR Kyushu's Tsubame bullet train leaves Hakata Station in the Japanese city of Fukuoka. (Photo by Masaru Shioyama)

FUKUOKA, Japan -- Japanese bullet train operator Kyushu Railway will close its Shanghai office at the end of March, seeing no immediate prospect of a recovery in Japan-bound travel.

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