Asia: Japan’s new bullet train N700S debuts on line linking Tokyo, Osaka

From Kyodo News; July 1, 2020 Tokyo – Japan’s latest shinkansen bullet train model offering improved performance and upgraded cabin…

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Asia: Japan’s bullet trains face 90% drop in Golden Week passengers

By SHOHEI NOMOTO, Nikkei staff writer, Nikkei Asian Review; April 15, 2020 TOKYO — Ridership on Japan’s shinkansen bullet trains…

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Japan’s ‘supreme’ bullet train aims to impress Texas with speed

By SAKI HAYASHI, Nikkei Staff Writer, Nikkei Asian Review; June 8, 2019 TOKYO — Central Japan Railway, also known as…

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JR Tokai to equip Shinkansen trains with batteries to supply power in emergencies

By The Yomiuri Shimbun, The Japan News; May 28, 2018 Central Japan Railway Co., also known as JR Tokai, has…

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Japan’s transport minister orders inspections for all 4,800 bullet trains after crack found

By Walter Sim, Japan Correspondent, The Straits Times; December 15, 2017 TOKYO – Japan’s transport minister Keiichi Ishii has ordered…

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