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Man who self-immolated on shinkansen 'couldn't live on pension,' says neighbor
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Man who self-immolated on shinkansen 'couldn't live on pension...

A 71-year-old man who burned himself to death aboard a speeding bullet train on Tuesday had repeatedly complained that his pension wasn't enough to live on, a neighbor said Wednesday. Police searched the apartment of Haruo Hayashizaki in Tokyo's ... Japan Times, 1 day ago
Japanese Police Probing Bullet Train Suicide That Left 2 Dead, 26 Hurt Latin American Herald Tribune, 20 hours ago
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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 Times7 hours ago Shinkansen suicide caused by gasoline: report  Xinhua News Agency8 hours ago XINHUA - Shinkansen suicide caused by gasoline: report  Namibia Press Agency7 hours 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 Times9 hours ago Shinkansen suicide victim tried to buy gas near home, reportedly only had short-distance ticket  Japan Times18 hours ago

Try to prevent another Shinkansen fire while keeping train service convenient

The Yomiuri Shimbun Taking steps to prevent a recurrence while also ensuring that passengers convenience is not compromised — this difficult task has come to the fore. A passenger fatally set himself on fire inside a bullet train on the Tokaido ...
 The Japan News4 hours ago
The Japan News

Shinkansen difficult to protect / Immolation raises security fears ahead of G-7, Olympics

By Masaki Fukumura and Takaaki Ishikawa / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers The Shinkansen's renowned safety record was damaged after a passenger doused himself in oil and fatally set himself alight on Tuesday. Also causing the death of another ...
 The Japan News1 day ago Immolation raises security fears ahead of G-7, Tokyo Olympics  ACQ Magazine7 hours ago

Govt. requests increased bullet train security

Japan Jul. 1, 2015 - Updated 10:53 UTC Japan's transport ministry has asked the operators of Shinkansen bullet trains to strengthen security measures following a fire suicide by a passenger. A 71-year old man traveling along the Tokaido ...
 NHK1 day ago

VOX POPULI: The peace of a company of strangers shattered on a Shinkansen t...(7/1)

In his The Physiology of Taste, French politician and gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826) noted that people attending a dinner party must treat one another as fellow travelers heading for the same destination. For everyone to have a ...
 Asahi.com1 day ago

Shinkansen fire response to be scrutinized

Japan Jul. 1, 2015 - Updated 03:29 UTC Japanese transport safety officials are looking into whether crew members took appropriate measures after a man set himself on fire on a moving bullet train. The transport ministry says Tuesday's ...
 NHK1 day ago
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Viral video: 7-Minute Miracle, the cleaning process of Japan's bullet train

Tokyo : A video showing the fast and meticulous cleaning process of Japan's Shinkansen bullet train, has gone viral on the internet with over 2.5 million views in the last few weeks. The video, titled "7-Minute Miracle," is shot by New York-based ...
 Jagran Post1 week ago Japanese bullet trains are spotlessly cleaned by army of staff in "seven-minute miracle" video  Irish Mirror1 week ago "Miraculous" cleaning of Japanese bullet train goes viral on the internet  EFE1 week ago Japanese bullet train's 7-minute scrub goes viral  Prokerala1 week ago
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JR Central begins tests of Mitsubishi's SiC power modules on Shinkansen train

Japan-based Mitsubishi Electric has started testing of railcar traction converter/inverter systems with all-silicon carbide (SiC) power modules installed on a N700 Shinkansen bullet train for Central Japan Railway Company (JR-Central). According ...
 Railway-technology.com3 days ago Mitsubishi Electric Installs Railcar Traction System with All-SiC Power Modules on Shinkansen Bullet Trains  MoneyShow.com1 week ago Mitsubishi Electric : Installs Railcar Traction System with All-SiC Power Modules on Shinkansen Bullet Trains  4 Traders1 week ago Mitsubishi Electric completes installation of railcar traction system with all-SiC power modules on bullet trains  Individual.com6 days ago
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