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Don't rely on increased state spending to speed up Shinkansen ...

The Yomiuri Shimbun It is doubtful if the nation needs to complete the construction of three sections of Shinkansen lines ahead of schedule by increasing the financial burden. A working group of the government and the ruling parties is now ... The Japan News, 4 days ago
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High speed rail: Japanese bid to bring us into the game

In Tokyo this week for the 50th anniversary celebrations of the first of Japan's remarkable high-speed rail lines, the Shinkansen, former deputy prime minister and noted train buff Tim Fischer drew a laugh with a spot of Australian self-deprecation.
 Sydney Morning Herald5 days ago Why the go slow on high speed trains?  Canberra Times5 days ago Shinkansen: half a century of speed  International Railway Journal2 weeks ago World's top 10 fastest trains  Institution of Mechanical Engineers2 weeks ago
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Hokuriku Shinkansen tickets less expensive than airfares

Jiji Press A reserved one-way seat on the Hokuriku Shinkansen between Tokyo and Kanazawa will cost less than a flight connecting the capital and Komatsu, Ishikawa Prefecture, it has been learned. Komatsu Airport is the prefecture's main airport ...
 The Japan News3 weeks ago Hokuriku shinkansen fares set to undercut flights to Ishikawa  Japan Times3 weeks ago Hokuriku Shinkansen service pattern revealed  International Railway Journal4 weeks ago
The Japan News

Latest Shinkansen train unveiled in Hokkaido

The Yomiuri Shimbun HAKODATE, Hokkaido — A new-series train of the Hokkaido Shinkansen, which is set to open in March 2016, was shown to the public for the first time in Hakodate, Hokkaido, on Monday. The first and second cars of the 10-car ...
 The Japan News2 weeks ago First Series H5 Shinkansen trainset arrives in Hokkaido  Railway Gazette2 weeks ago JR Hokkaido cancels express train project in favor of safety push  Japan Times1 month ago

Working out the bugs in first shinkansens

The rails on the line weren't completely connected until just three months before the startup of services, so in some sectors we had to hold down speed to 70 kmh, Kameo Seki, age 81, recalls in Shukan Shincho (Oct 16). Seki drove the first ...
 Japan Today2 weeks ago
Japan Times

Mao Tse-tung seeks to quell internal friction; Shinkansen starts operations; Tokyo Olympics open; America's No. 1 threat?

100 YEARS AGO Wednesday, Oct. 25 1939 Mao Tse-tung seeks to quell internal friction Mao Tse-tung, an executive member of the Communist Party, issued an important article in the Hsin Hwa Ji Pao, an organ of the Chinese Communist Party in ...
 Japan Times3 weeks ago
Yahoo! Finance

JR East to promote Shinkansen for Malaysia-Singapore route

KUALA LUMPUR East Japan Railway Co. will tout its Shinkansen system in Kuala Lumpur to help win an order for a high-speed railway project that will link Malaysia and Singapore, informed sources have disclosed. The JR East group is expected to ...
 Japan Times1 month ago JR East ready to pitch Shinkansen technology in California  The Japan News1 month ago California High-Speed Rail Lucky No. 13: Let's Look at Maglev and Other Alternatives  Yahoo! Finance1 week ago Middle East railway projects valued at $200 billion  Khaleej Times2 weeks ago
The Japan News

Driver of 1964 Shinkansen remembers thrill

The Yomiuri Shimbun Kazutaro Oishi was overcome with emotion Wednesday when he remembered being given the opportunity to operate the first Shinkansen train half a century ago. Oishi, 81, joined the now defunct Japanese National Railways in 1953.
 The Japan News4 weeks ago

Japan Conducts First Public Test Of New 311 MPH Maglev Train

Shutterstock Japan invented high-speed rail (HSR) in 1964 with the Shinkansen bullet train and now The Land of the Rising Sun is leading the way towards the next generation of fast trains with the first public test of its new magnetic levitation ...
 Business Insider1 month ago Maglev train reaches 500 km/hour during first public test  Japan Today1 month ago
Global Construction Review

Maglev construction start unlikely before year-end

Jiji Press Central Japan Railway Co. is unlikely to start construction of its magnetic levitation Shinkansen line linking Tokyo and Nagoya before the end of this year, President Koei Tsuge said Friday. The firm, better known as JR Tokai, aims to ...
 The Japan News1 month ago Tokyo approves first maglev line as US investors step up campaign for a Washington version  Global Construction Review6 days ago Maglev faces cost, engineering hurdles  Japan Times1 week ago CENTRAL JAPAN RAILWAY : FOCUS: Maglev train eyed for export, faces engineering, cost challenges  4 Traders1 week ago
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