Most favorited old JNR style EMU for limited express service among the Japanese railfans. It is amazing that it remains in the original color schime and still used for daily service although it is... (more)
Series N700 is newest Shinkansen coach, now incleased. It can run at 188MPH and passenger capacity is 1323 per 1 train.
E926 is track and electric facilities inspection car of JR-EAST. It runs all JR-EAST's shinkansen lines about every week. It can run at 172MPH.
These EMU are speed trial car of JR-EAST. They aim at 225MPH-operation.
Shinkansen "HAYATE" and "KOMACHI" entering to central Tokyo.
Series 500 "NOZOMI" running under very hard rain. It runs at about 160MPH so making a great splash.
a double-decker "Sunrise Express" waits in the yard for his next assignment
Series 500 "NOZOMI" passing Odawara station.
Series E3 "KOMACHI" convined with series E2 "HAYATE" Shinkansen(bullet train) passing Nasushiobara station.
Express "Metro-Hakone" with cherry blossoms.
The old and the new, JNR SHINKANSEN & the overnight Blue Train, back in 1973.
I took this photo of the JNR SHINKANSEN back when I was 13 years old. They were very quiet inside and out.
See photo ID 212430.
JNR Shinkansen Tokyo
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