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Hokkaido railways are connected to those of the rest of Japan by the 54km Seikan Tunnel under the Tsugaru Strait, neeting JR East on the island of Honshu. All JR train services in Hokkaido were 1067mm gauge until 2015, when a new shinkansen service was inaugurated through the dual gauge equipped tunnel as far as the island’s capital, Sapporo.

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