Japan’s transport minister orders inspections for all 4,800 bullet trains after crack found

By Walter Sim, Japan Correspondent, The Straits Times; December 15, 2017 TOKYO – Japan’s transport minister Keiichi Ishii has ordered…

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Japan unveils new graceful super express trains

By Helen Coffey, The Independent; December 8, 2017 The Odakyu Electric Railway in Japan revealed its new series 70,000 Graceful…

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Japan Just Made a Passenger Train Specifically for Bike Commuters

By Matt Bevilacqua, Bicycling; December 7, 2017 Multimodal bike commuters—those cyclists who make part of their regular trips on public…

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Luxury trains zip along Japan’s everyday commute routes

By KYOHEI SUGA, Nikkei staff writer, Nikkei Asian Review; November 11, 2017 TOKYO — Short trips on luxury trains have…

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