Nagano Shinkansen

The Nagano Shinkansen (長野新幹線?) is a Shinkansen high-speed rail line operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) between Takasaki and Nagano in Japan. It opened on 1 October 1997, connecting Tokyo and Nagano in time for the 1998 Winter Olympics held in Nagano. The Nagano Shinkansen forms the first section of the planned Hokuriku Shinkansen line currently under construction to Kanazawa, Tsuruga and eventually Osaka.

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Nagano Shinkansen - History
... Between May 2012 and March 2014, station platforms on the Nagano Shinkansen are scheduled to have their platform roofs extended to handle 12-car trains in the future following the opening of ... The Hokuriku Shinkansen extension from Nagano to Kanazawa is scheduled to open in spring 2015 ...
200 Series Shinkansen - Variants - F Sets (1983–2007) - Set F80
... modified at Sendai Depot between August 1997 and January 1998 for use on additional Nagano Shinkansen Asama services in February 1998 during the 1998 Winter Olympics ... axle load restriction, and additional control equipment to cope with the 30‰ gradient of the Nagano Shinkansen ... Maximum speed was limited to 210 km/h when operating on the Nagano Shinkansen ...
E2 Series Shinkansen
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