February 24 According to the “Central News Agency”, a train carrying 11 passengers in Hokkaido, Japan, was unable to move late at night on the 23rd due to the snow caused by heavy snow.
The passengers on the train could not leave the car until the morning of the 24th.
The train was trapped for a total of about 7.5 hours. Fortunately, no one felt unwell.
It is reported that a six-car regular train on the JR Hakodate Line stopped from Otaru Station to Tomogawa Station on the evening of the 23rd due to heavy snow after about 11:30 p.m., and the train was suspended between Iwamizawa Station and Kamine Station in Iwazawa City.
Eleven passengers on the train spent the night in heavy snow until 7 a.m. on the 24th without the assistance of railway company personnel. Fortunately, no one felt well.
JR Hokkaido said that the stoppage of the train was about 5 kilometers away from Iwamizawa Station. Although the train was suspended, it continued to provide heating.
There was a toilet for passengers to use in the car, and JR employees also went to deliver breakfast.
According to the report, the 11 passengers on the bus had taken the shuttle bus prepared by JR Hokkaido Company at about 7 a.m.
to the station they were going to.
JR Hokkaido said that the train remained unable to move until 8:30 a.m., and the relevant personnel continued to remove snow near the railway, so some parts of the Hakodate line were suspended.