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It will put passengers through another procedure, but I believe a guaranteed storage area will be welcomed by those with large pieces of luggage.

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Central Japan Railway President Shin Kaneko. Passengers on shinkansen trains with large pieces of luggage will be encouraged to make reservations from May of next year. Tickets will be issued for bags with length, height, and width totaling over 160 centimeters.

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It's interesting they have made it for luggage over 160cm. A plane is only 150cm.

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Its a shame, the quick and easy Shinkansen just got less so.

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