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What are the bullet trains in Japan?
The famous 渂ullet train?network continues to grow, with several new lines planned or under construction, including the next-generation linear maglev Chuo Shinkansen. Some of the shinkansen trains are faster than others, and some you cannot use with your Japanese Rail Pass. Here is a brief overview to help you plan your travels.
How fast is a bullet train?
These first trains earned the title 渂ullet train? due to their bullet like noses, and fast top speed of 130 mph. An impressive lineup of various models of the Japanese Shinkansen system.
What is the maximum speed of a train in Japan?
Answer: The East Japan Railway Co. (JR East) is developing a commercial train with a maximum operating speed of 360 kilometers per hour. From May this year, a prototype of the ALFA-X, billed as the next generation of high-speed bullet trains, has begun test runs on the Tohoku Shinkansen Line.
Is there a pass for high speed rail in Japan?
The PASS is valid on all Japan Railways (JR) Group Shinkansen 渂ullet trains?(except for the 淣OZOMI?and 淢IZUHO?trains), limited express trains, express trains, and local trains (Green Car passes are valid for Green Car travel) in addition to the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit system). Which country has the most high-speed rail?