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Japan celebrates bullet train's 50 years on track
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Japan's 'shinkansen' bullet train marks 50th bi...

ted: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 13:36 okyo: Japan's "shinkansen" train, which led the world in super-fast rail transport technology, celebrated its 50th birthday today with ceremonies hailing its contribution to the country's post-war economy and its safety ... Zee News, 15 hours ago
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The Japan News

Railway fans fete Shinkansen as it turns 50

The Yomiuri Shimbun Japan marked the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the Tokaido Shinkansen on Wednesday, having carried 5.6 billion passengers between Tokyo and Osaka on the dream superexpress. The Shinkansen bullet train line, which ...
 The Japan News9 hours ago VOX POPULI: Tokaido Shinkansen turns 50 years old(10/1)  Asahi.com13 hours ago Shinkansen Marking 50 Years (5): Overseas Expansion  Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies1 day ago Shinkansen simulator on show  Railway Gazette1 week ago
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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 News12 hours ago
International Railway Journal

Hokuriku Shinkansen service pattern revealed

JR East and JR West have revealed the service pattern for the 228km Nagano Kanazawa section of the Hokuriku Shinkansen, which is due to open on March 14 2015. Tokyo and Kanazawa will be linked by 24 trains per direction per day, with the ...
 International Railway Journal13 hours ago Tokyo-Nagano shinkansen line to be extended to Kanazawa  Japan Today1 month ago Hokuriku Shinkansen to open March 14  The Japan News1 month ago New Shinkansen line to open next March  NHK1 month ago

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 News4 days ago Sept. start eyed for Chuo maglev work  The Japan News1 month 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 Insider2 days ago Maglev train reaches 500 km/hour during first public test  Japan Today1 week ago

Hamamatsu: City of music

Hamamatsu styles itself Japan's city of music. There are even locally-manufactured pianos in the shinkansen station to prove it. Hamamatsu is home to a number major musical instrument manufacturers, as well as music schools, and even music ...
 Japan Today4 days ago

Shinkansen at 50: fast track to the future

At 5:59 a.m. on Oct. 1, 1964, the signals rang on platform 9 in Tokyo station to announce the departure of Hikari No. 1, the first scheduled train on the Tokaido Shinkansen. In the early light of dawn, the train glided past Yurakucho, providing ...
 Japan Times4 days ago
Japan Times

Smoke suspends shinkansen service for two hours

Bullet train service on JR East's northbound lines was suspended for two hours on Wednesday after smoke was seen coming from beneath a platform at Tokyo Station, the railway said. East Japan Railway Co. resumed operations shortly past noon on the ...
 Japan Times2 weeks ago East Japan Railway : Smoke suspends Shinkansen operations for 2 hours  4 Traders2 weeks ago
NHK

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 Times2 weeks ago JR East ready to pitch Shinkansen technology in California  The Japan News3 weeks ago Japan pushing bullet train for California rail project  Nikkei Asian Review1 week ago New Japanese consortium eye high-speed rail project  SGCarMart.com1 week ago
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