JR Hokkaido Failed To Repair Rail Irregularities At 97 Locations : News Photo

JR Hokkaido Failed To Repair Rail Irregularities At 97 Locations

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SAPPORO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 22: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) President of Hokkaido Railway Co. (JR Hokkaido) Makoto Nojima (C) apologizes for irregular rail conditions at a news conference on September 22, 2013 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. JR Hokkaido, long known for its poor safety record, said it found wider-than-standard gauges and other irregular rail conditions left unrectified at 97 locations, after one such case may have resulted in the derailment of a cargo train on September 19. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)
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SAPPORO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 22: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) President of Hokkaido Railway Co. (JR Hokkaido) Makoto Nojima (C) apologizes for irregular rail conditions at a news conference on September 22, 2013 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. JR Hokkaido, long known for its poor safety record, said it found wider-than-standard gauges and other irregular rail conditions left unrectified at 97 locations, after one such case may have resulted in the derailment of a cargo train on September 19. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)
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September 22, 2013
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President of Hokkaido Railway Co Makoto Nojima apologizes for... News Photo 181732080Bizarre,Description,Finance,Hokkaido,Horizontal,Japan,Law,President,Press Conference,Rail Transportation,Railroad Track,SapporoPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunSAPPORO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 22: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) President of Hokkaido Railway Co. (JR Hokkaido) Makoto Nojima (C) apologizes for irregular rail conditions at a news conference on September 22, 2013 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. JR Hokkaido, long known for its poor safety record, said it found wider-than-standard gauges and other irregular rail conditions left unrectified at 97 locations, after one such case may have resulted in the derailment of a cargo train on September 19. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)