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× Japan tests self-driving train on Tokyo line

TOKYO --- A self-driving Yamanote Line train went for a test run in Tokyo on Monday morning, as East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) unveiled its latest technology to the press.

JR East is accelerating the development of self-driving technologies, aiming to manage an expected future driver shortage due to the declining population.

Starting late last month, JR East collected data by testing an E235-series…