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A station attendant uses a loudspeaker to explain the train service... News PhotoAlertness,Connection,Earthquake,Emergencies and Disasters,Explaining,Following,High Speed Train,Hokkaido,Horizontal,Japan,Megaphone,Service Occupation,Shinkansen,Speaker,Tohoku Region,Tohoku Shinkansen Line,Tokyo - Japan,Tokyo Station,Train - Vehicle,TsunamiPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA station attendant (C) uses a loudspeaker to explain the train service situations for the Tohoku Shinkansen (bullet train) which connects Tokyo and northern Japan at Tokyo Station on December 7, 2012 following a 7.3 earthquake and tsunami alert. A one metre-high tsunami hit northeast Japan after a powerful undersea quake struck off the coast which was devastated in last year's quake-tsunami disaster. AFP PHOTO/Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)