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Bullet trains get rude wake-up call
Japan Times

Debt woes likely behind fiery shinkansen suicide: sister

MORIOKA, IWATE PREF. Debts may have been the motive for the suicide of a 71-year-old man who set himself on fire aboard a bullet train last week, because he had been repaying loans for nearly a decade until last year, his sister said. I think ... Japan Times, 1 month ago
Bullet trains get rude wake-up call Japan Times, 1 month ago
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The Japan News

Maintenance flaw suspected of causing Sanyo Shinkansen accident

Jiji Press FUKUOKA (Jiji Press) — West Japan Railway Co. , or JR West, has said it is investigating whether maintenance was properly carried out on a Sanyo Shinkansen bullet train's underfloor component that dropped off while the train was ...
 The Japan News2 weeks ago Maglev train sets world speed record  The Japan News2 months ago JR Tokai has fastest maglev in the world: Guinness World Records  Japan Times2 months ago
The Japan News

EAST JAPAN RAILWAY : Joint arson drill held following suicide blaze at shinkansen

 4 Traders1 month ago Shinkansen tech pushed for India  The Japan News1 month ago Study supports Japanese bullet train tech for India project  Nikkei Asian Review1 month ago Security cameras to go on Shinkansen  The Japan News1 month ago
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The Japan News

Shinkansen extension talks begin / Parties aim to prepare outline for Hokuriku line in 2017

The Yomiuri Shimbun The ruling parties have started discussions over extending the Hokuriku Shinkansen line further westward from Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture. The Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito plan to include related research expenses in the ...
 The Japan News3 weeks ago Talks begin on Hokuriku Shinkansen extension  International Railway Journal3 weeks ago

All aboard the Evangelion Shinkansen

Over the past few years, weve seen Japan Railways, Japan's largest rail operator, embark on a spurt of posh train building, with coaches that feature gold leaf accents, split-level suites, and relaxing foot baths. This fall, though, JR West will be ...
 Japan Today4 weeks ago The Evangelion Shinkansen will let you ride the rails like a cool angel this fall  RocketNews241 month ago

Before shinkansen self-immolation, suicidal man phoned Suginami Ward to relate money woes

The 71-year-old Tokyo man who committed sucide last week by self-immolation on an Osaka-bound shinkansen train had called the Suginami Ward office minutes before the incident to claim he was having a hard time making ends meet, Kanagawa Prefectural ...
 Japan Times1 month ago Man phoned Suginami Ward before torching himself to death on shinkansen to relate money woes  Japan Times1 month ago

Japan's Hitachi in talks for Clark Green City railway project

The Japanese builder of Shinkansen bullet trains is looking for a local partner for the project that will link Clark Green City to the Luzon rail system. We are working with the government and the private sector. Clark development is one of the ...
 Business World1 month ago

Step up train security

The incident aboard a running Tokaido Shinkansen bullet train on Tuesday — in which a man doused himself with gasoline and set himself on fire, killing himself and another passenger and injuring 26 others — was both shocking and frightening. It ...
 Japan Times1 month ago Shinkansen suicide caused by gasoline: report  Xinhua News Agency1 month ago XINHUA - Shinkansen suicide caused by gasoline: report  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago

Shinkansen suicide victim failed to pay rent, tried to buy gas near home

A 71-year-old Tokyo man who died after setting himself on fire on a speeding shinkansen train had failed to pay his rent on the day he died, according to the property managers of his apartment in Suginami Ward. Haruo Hayashizaki, who had ...
 Japan Times1 month ago Shinkansen suicide victim tried to buy gas near home, reportedly only had short-distance ticket  Japan Times1 month ago
WA Today

How to get to Tokyo from Narita Airport

The Shinkansen bullet train is a pleasing and speedy way to travel in Japan. TWO OF US ARE VISITING NAOETSU IN JAPAN NEXT SEPTEMBER. WE FAVOUR THE SHIBA PARK HOTEL IN TOKYO, WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO GET THERE FROM NARITA AIRPORT? ALSO, HOW TO GET TO ...
 WA Today1 month ago
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