March 26, 2014
The new maglev bullet train service of Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai), scheduled to start between Shinagawa in Tokyo and Nagoya in 2027, has become a growing cause for...
January 06, 2014
Japan plans to offer 500 billion yen ($4.79 billion) in loans to the United States as part of a push to export its high-speed magnetic levitation train system, which could...
September 10, 2013
Japanese business leaders and the ruling coalition are banking on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to put the nation’s economy firmly on a growth track after it has shown signs of...
August 29, 2013
Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) has begun test runs of a magnetically levitated train that can reach speeds of up to 500 kph with an eye toward commercial operations...
August 10, 2013
Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) unveiled its L0 series high-speed magnetic levitation train in June at its Yamanashi Maglev Test Center in Tsuru, Yamanashi Prefecture.
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.
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