Photo/Illutration JR Shin-Osaka Station (The Asahi Shimbun)

Railway companies suspended a number of train services in the Kansai region on Sept. 19, including bullet train operations, as Typhoon No. 14 approaches.

Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) will stop running the Tokaido Shinkansen between Nagoya and Shin-Osaka stations starting from the evening of Sept. 19.

JR Tokai will also significantly decrease the number of Shinkansen trains operating between Tokyo and Nagoya stations.

The last bullet train originating from Tokyo Station and heading to Shin-Osaka Station will depart at 2 p.m. The last train from Shin-Osaka Station heading east will depart at 4:15 p.m.

West Japan Railway Co. (JR West) was expected to suspend at least 166 limited express trains operating in the Kei-Hanshin area on Sept. 19.

Osaka Monorail Co. will suspend all operations on its line from around 8 p.m. on Sept. 19. Services will resume on Sept. 20 if the typhoon passes and safety is confirmed, the company said.

Keihan Electric Railway Co. will partially suspend operations on the Keihan Line from around 6 p.m. on Sept. 19. A full suspension of services will begin around 9 p.m.