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Japanese rail operator pitches shinkansen in US

Japan Jan. 14, 2015 - Updated 01:57 UTC High-speed rail companies have their sights fixed on California. The US state is planning a new train line and companies are hoping to get involved. One of them is a major Japanese railway operator ... NHK, 1 week ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Contractors developing new tech: JR Tokai getting ready to start on world's first 'superconducting' maglev line

TOKYO -- JR Tokai has taken thefirst step toward constructing an underground terminal for the Linear Chuo Shinkansen Line. The main railway operator in central Japan last month began making space for construction materials and machines under the ...
 Nikkei Asian Review2 weeks ago JR Tokai Begins Constructing First Commercial Superconducting Maglev Train Line  World Industrial Reporter1 week ago Work begins on maglev train stations  The Japan News1 month ago JR Tokai begins construction of maglev line  Japan Today1 month ago

New Shinkansen sections to open earlier than plan

Japan Jan. 8, 2015 - Updated 03:51 UTC Japan's government and ruling party officials have rolled out a plan to open up new sections of bullet train lines earlier than planned. An extension of the Hokuriku Shinkansen line from Kanazawa to ...
 NHK2 weeks ago

JNTO may hold Hokkaido Shinkansen seminars in U.S.

NEW YORK The Japan National Tourism Organization plans to hold seminars in the United States this year to promote the Hokkaido Shinkansen Line that is slated to open in spring 2016. The JNTO hopes the seminars, targeting U.S. travel agencies and ...
 Japan Times3 weeks ago
The Japan News

Blackout leaves bullet train riders in the cold in Niigata

Heavy snow caused a power outage along parts of the Joetsu Shinkansen Line for about six hours on Sunday morning, trapping about 300 passengers inside a bullet train. The operator, East Japan Railway Co., said the outage was likely caused by ...
 Japan Times1 month ago EAST JAPAN RAILWAY : Power outage halts Joetsu Shinkansen bullet train for 6 hours  4 Traders1 month ago Test runs start on new section of Hokuriku Shinkansen Line  Japan Times1 month ago East Japan Railway : Test runs start on new Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet train line  4 Traders1 month ago
Channel NewsAsia

Near flawless safety record noted in Shinkansen export push

TOKYO: Japan's high-speed rail network marks its Golden Jubilee with impressive safety and punctuality records, setting the tone as the country moves to export the technology to other countries. The bullet trains, known as Shinkansen in Japan, ...
 Channel NewsAsia3 weeks ago

Shinkansen boost to small towns

SAKU (Nagano): Before the Shinkansen was chosen to stop here, Fumihiro Yanagisawa, 52, felt stuck in a town that was going nowhere. Its main industry agriculture is on a slow decline. With Tokyo 173km away and Saku far from other cities, many ... weeks ago Japan's bullet trains a boost to small towns  Asiaone4 weeks ago
The Japan News

Govt to speed up Shinkansen plans to boost local areas

The Yomiuri Shimbun The government and the ruling parties are likely to speed up construction of several Shinkansen bullet train lines, in a bid to help rejuvenate regional economies, sources said. A section of the Hokuriku Shinkansen line from ...
 The Japan News1 month ago Japanese govt to speed up Shinkansen plans to boost local areas  Asiaone1 month ago

Japan Tourism is Ready for 2015 with Attentions to Hokuriku Region

With the opening date of the Shinkansen (Bullet Train) service approaching on March 14, 2015, Japan National Tourism Organization made the final push for the new Shinkansen service to the region of Hokuriku. In the exclusive showcase event held on ...
 PRWeb1 month ago Japan tourism to promote Hokuriku region to tourists in 2015  Travel News1 month ago Only in Japan? Takkyubin tourism.  Japan Inc2 months ago
International Railway Journal

First test run for Hokkaido Shinkansen train

DYNAMIC testing of the first H5 train for the Hokkaido Shinkansen began on December 1, when the 10-car set made a number of runs between Nanae depot and the new Hokuto station in Hakodate, a distance of around 2km. Journalists, local government ...
 International Railway Journal1 month ago Hokkaido bullet train cars tested ahead of 2016 debut  Japan Times1 month ago
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