According to JR West and other agencies, at around 4:35 p.m. on May 5, 2024, an employee at JR Kyoto Station in Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto City contacted Osaka Command saying, ''There is a suspicious object at platform 2 and 3.'' It was there. Police and others are checking the premises, and trains on the Biwako Line, JR Kyoto Line, JR Kobe Line, Kosei Line, Sagano Line, and Nara Line are reportedly delayed. According to passengers on the stopped train, there was an announcement inside the train that a suspicious object had been found and the police were investigating. There is no estimate for when the train will resume operation.

Articles are excerpts from reports and news in the Kyoto Shimbun. Due to automatic translation, some expressions may not be accurate.