Shinkansen Trains

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High-speed Rail In Japan - Future - Tohoku Extension
... The Tohoku Shinkansen is being extended by JR East from Shin-Aomori to the new Shin-Hakodate station north of the Hokkaido city of Hakodate through the ... For at least the initial 2 years after opening, Shinkansen trains will be limited to 140 km/h when traversing the dual gauge Seikan tunnel due to the risk of narrow gauge freight trains traveling in the ... There are currently approximately 50 freight trains traversing the Seikan tunnel each day, and so limiting the travel of such trains through the tunnel to times outside of Shinkansen services is not an option ...
Transport In Japan - Rail Transportation
... Shinkansen are the high speed trains in Japan and they are known as bullet trains ... About 250 Shinkansen trains operate daily ... The fastest shinkansen trains are the N700 series Nozomi, which operate at a maximum speed of 300 km/h ...

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