February 07, 2013
Boasting an automated speed control system and a host of passenger-friendly features, the new N700A Shinkansen bullet train will make its commercial debut Feb. 8.
January 23, 2013
When Shinkansen schedules are revised in March, the Music Channel, a free service for bullet train passengers, will no longer be on board. The service, which has been offered...
November 23, 2012
TSURU, Yamanashi Prefecture--A rail operator has unveiled a prototype high-speed magnetic levitation train, which it plans to operate on one of Japan's busiest routes from 2027.
September 22, 2011
Even though Typhoon No. 15 was raging, Central Japan Railway Co. went ahead Sept. 21 with an experimental run of a train that uses magnetic levitation technology.
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