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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Shinkansen N700 Series

N700系

The Shinkansen N700 Series is JR's latest Shinkansen and incorporates tilting capability for both better performance and speed.

Shinkansen N700 Series

N700 series bullet trains have a maximum speed of 300 km/h (186 mph) and are gradually replacing older models on JR's network. The N700 can reach a velocity of 270 km/h in just three minutes.

N700 trains operate on Nozomi, Hikari and Kodama services from Tokyo Station and are equipped with wireless internet available for rail passengers between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka stations.

Shinkansen N700 Series



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