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Service restored on half of Tokyo’s Yamanote loop line and a main north-south route after a halt of nearly 10 hours when an electric pole fell and blocked tracks, East Japan Railway says. * JR East resumed service on both lines by 4pm in Tokyo, says Yosuke Ando, spokesman for the railway * Yamanote Line stopped shortly after 6am between Ikebukuro and Tamachi stations, with Keihin Tohoku Line out of service between Omiya and Kamata, Ando * Pole, which fell between Kanda and Akihabara stations, had been replaced and was no longer in use when it fell: Ando

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