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Japan's most amazing train trips

WHEN Japan's first Shinkansen was rolled out in time for the Tokyo Olympics in 1964, the country's railways became the envy of Perth Now, 1 week ago
Japan Times

Japan's top technology innovations selected

Instant ramen, the Shinkansen bullet train and Manga animation have been selected as some of Japan's greatest technological innovations since the end of World War Two. The Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation has so far selected 38 ...
 NHK1 month ago Shinkansen, instant noodles top ranking of economic contributions  The Japan News1 month ago Shinkansen tops list of 100 innovative postwar technologies  Japan Times1 month ago
The Japan News

Series W7 Shinkansen ready to start testing

JAPAN: JR West is preparing to start testing the Series W7 trainsets it is acquiring for use on the Hokuriku Shinkansen which opens for revenue service in March 2015. Two trainsets are being commissioned at Hakusan depot, around 10km west of ...
 Railway Gazette3 weeks ago Hokuriku Shinkansen train unveiled  The Japan News1 month ago Series W7 Hokuriku shinkansen unveiled  Japan Times1 month ago
Japan Times

Footbath luxury in Yamagata Shinkansen trainset

JAPAN: East Japan Railway will put into service a luxury trainset on its Yamagata Shinkansen with effect from July 19, as part of an ongoing programme to refresh the line's fleet of mini-shinkansen trainsets. Known as Toreiyu from a combination ...
 Railway Gazette2 weeks ago Foot baths to debut on Yamagata bullet train  Japan Times4 weeks ago JR East unveils amazing luxury train  Japan Today1 month ago JR East to launch new luxury sleeper train  The Japan News1 month ago
Oddity Central

New Bullet Train Zips to Japan's Timeless Life

Of all Japan's Shinkansen bullet train routes, the newest one that will open in spring of 2015 to the Hokuriku region is most likely to appeal to international travelers interested in culture art traditions. The new Shinkansen Bullet Train to ...
 EGlobal Travel Media3 weeks ago Japan’s Super Speedy Bullet Train Cleaners Have Just Seven Minutes to Do Their Job  Oddity Central1 month ago Political changes get in way of Japan's bullet train export drive  Nikkei Asian Review1 month ago Are Japanese train-cleaners faster than a speeding bullet?  European Cleaning Journal2 weeks ago
The Japan News

Parties to discuss funding for early Shinkansen openings

By Ichiro Marutani and Etsuo Kono / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers A ruling party project team for promoting construction of new Shinkansen lines has decided to call on the government to open routes currently under construction three to five years ...
 The Japan News2 weeks ago
Huffington Post UK

Japan's Shinkansen bullet train to mark 50th anniversary

border:solid 1px #ddd; line-height:13px;" Shinkansen bullet trains are seen at Tokyo station. Photo by Reuters NAGOYA - The Tokaido Shinkansen bullet train line is set to mark its 50th anniversary in October, having carried more than 5.5 billion ...
 ABS-CBN News1 month ago Man hit and killed by shinkansen at Aioi station in Hyogo  Japan Today1 month ago Nine Things You didn't Know About Shinkansen  Huffington Post UK1 month ago Together at last  The Japan News2 months ago
Japan Times

Tokaido Shinkansen Line gears up for 50th anniversary in October

NAGOYA The Tokaido Shinkansen Line is set to mark its 50th anniversary in October, having carried more than 5.5 billion passengers since its 1964 debut. We would like to put special emphasis on this milestone year, declared Koei Tsuge after ...
 Japan Times1 month ago Central Japan Railway : CORRECTION (:Shinkansen (Feature):)  4 Traders1 month ago Central Japan Railway : FEATURE: Tokaido Shinkansen to mark 50th anniversary in October  4 Traders1 month ago

Planes, Shinkansens and Dekatora: Jeff and Kevin Do Japan

An unbiased, perfectly true analysis of Jeff Luhnow and Kevin Goldstein's totally awesome trip to Japan. . Dave Barry -- The Following Article Is Loosely Based on True Events In between making up off-color limericks, exchanging recipes, assigning ...
 Austin American Statesman1 month ago
Japan Times

Shiogensui: Ramen worth its salt

The shinkansen isn't the only thing connecting Okayama to Osaka these days. You can add shio (salt) ramen to that list. I had my first bowl of Shiogensui ramen in Soja, Okayama Prefecture. It's also where I had my second bowl, on another occasion, ...
 Japan Times2 months ago
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