2074-Japan Railway Journal Episode 2

The New Shinkansen: Technology and Economic Effects

This month's Special Rail Report focuses on the latest addition to Japan's high-speed rail network that started mid-March. See the new Shinkansen W7 series in action, the measures taken to combat the snow on route across 450km of Japan, and the economic impact on the town that's now less than 2.5 hours from Tokyo. Also useful tips on choosing the right line while visiting Japan and topics on sleeper train's which ended its last run this March.