Akita Shinkansen

The Akita Shinkansen (秋田新幹線?) is a Mini-shinkansen high-speed rail line in Japan. Serving the Kantō and Tōhoku Regions of the country, it links Tokyo and Akita in Akita prefecture. From Tokyo to Morioka in Iwate prefecture, it operates on the Tōhoku Shinkansen tracks. From Morioka to Ōmagari, it uses the Tazawako Line tracks. The section from Ōmagari to Akita use the Ōu Main Line tracks.

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E3 Series Shinkansen - Variants - E3 Series
... trainsets built from 1996 for the Akita Shinkansen were 5-car sets, but sixth cars were added by the end of 1998 ... A total of 26 Akita Shinkansen sets were in service by the end of 2005 ... Sets R1 to R16 are leased by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) from the owning company, Akita Shinkansen Sharyō Hoy ...
Akita Shinkansen - Future
... operating at 300 km/h on the Tōhoku Shinkansen ... series trains, operating at 320 km/h on the Tōhoku Shinkansen ...
Tazawako Line - Station List
... Akita Shinkansen Komachi trains stop at stations marked "●" ... Station Japanese Distance (km) from Morioka Akita Shinkansen Transfers Location Morioka 盛岡 0.0 ● Akita Shinkansen (for Tokyo), Tōhoku Shinkansen, Tōhoku Main Line, Yamada Line Iwate Galaxy Railway ... loop (志度内信号場, Shidonai-shingōjō?) is a passing loop located in Senboku, Akita.(39°41′25″N 140°46′48″E / 39.690316°N 140.780134°E / 39.690316 140.780134) ...
High-speed Rail In Japan - List of Shinkansen Train Models - Passenger Trains - Yamagata and Akita Shinkansen
... 400 series The first Mini-shinkansen type, introduced in 1992 on Yamagata Shinkansen Tsubasa services ... E3 series Introduced in 1997 on Akita Shinkansen Komachi and Yamagata Shinkansen Tsubasa services ... E6 series Introduced in March 2013 on Akita Shinkansen Super Komachi services, with a maximum speed of 300 km/h (190 mph) (to be raised to 320 km/h (200 mph) from March 2014) ...
Mini-shinkansen - Akita Shinkansen
... Following the success of the Yamagata Shinkansen conversion, a scheme was proposed to construct a second mini-shinkansen route from Morioka in Iwate ... and 51.7 km of the Ōu Main Line from Ōmagari to Akita ... This opened on 22 March 1997 with services using new E3 Series Shinkansen trains ...