The Shinkansen N700 Series is JR's latest Shinkansen and incorporates tilting capability for both better performance and speed.
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.
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Tuesday, April 27, 2010