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Automatic train control (ATC) is a general class of train protection systems for railways that involves a speed control mechanism in response to external inputs.
The is the main railway company operating in the Chūbu (Nagoya) region of central Japan.
is the nickname for the high-speed test trains that are used on the Japanese Shinkansen ("Bullet Train") dedicated express passenger train routes.
Expo 2005 was the World's Fair held for 185 days between Friday, March 25 and Sunday, September 25, 2005, in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, east of the city of Nagoya.
The is an 8.5 km long railway line in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, connecting Hakata Station in Fukuoka with Hakata-Minami Station in Kasuga.
is the name of a high-speed train service running on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen "bullet train" lines in Japan.
() is a Japanese multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
is a Japanese-language monthly magazine for railfans covering the mainly Japanese railways published by Koyusha.
is a Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of motorcycles, heavy equipment, aerospace and defense equipment, rolling stock and ships.
() is a Japanese manufacturer of railroad vehicles base in Osaka.
is one of the three train services running on the Tōkaidō/San'yō Shinkansen.
The following is a list of high-speed trains, limited to conventional wheeled trains, that have been, are, or will be in commercial service.
The is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train with tilting capability developed jointly by JR Central and JR-West for use on the Tokaido and San'yō Shinkansen lines since 2007, and also operated by JR Kyushu on the Kyushu Shinkansen line.
,, formed in 1896, is a major rolling stock manufacturer based in Nagoya, Japan.
is the fastest train service running on the Tokaido/Sanyo Shinkansen lines in Japan.
An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.
A pantograph (or "pan") is an apparatus mounted on the roof of an electric train, tram or electric bus to collect power through contact with an overhead line.
Piston effect refers to the forced-air flow inside a tunnel or shaft caused by moving vehicles.
The is a line of the Japanese Shinkansen high-speed rail network, connecting Shin-Osaka in Osaka with Hakata Station in Fukuoka, the two largest cities in western Japan.
The is a railway museum owned by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) in Nagoya, Japan.
The, colloquially known in English as the bullet train, is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan.
The is a Japanese high-speed Shinkansen line, opened in 1964 between Tokyo and Shin-Ōsaka.
The THSR 700T (台灣高鐵700T型電聯車) is the high-speed electric multiple unit trainset derived from the Japanese Shinkansen family for Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR), Taiwan's high-speed rail line. The THSR 700T is based primarily on the 700 Series Shinkansen, with the "T" referring to Taiwan. The trains were manufactured in Japan by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Nippon Sharyo, and Hitachi, Ltd., marking the first time Japanese Shinkansen trains have been exported overseas. 30 trains were delivered to THSR operator Taiwan High Speed Rail Corporation (THSRC), and are in regular service with a top speed of since the line's opening on January 5, 2007.
, also referred to as, is one of the Japan Railways Group (JR Group) companies and operates in western Honshu.
A yaw damper is a transverse mounted shock absorber used to prevent railcars and locomotives from swaying excessively from side to side.
The trains were the first Shinkansen trainsets built to run on Japan's new Tōkaidō Shinkansen high-speed line which opened in Japan in 1964.
The was a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type which operated between 1984 and 2012 on the Tokaido Shinkansen and Sanyo Shinkansen high-speed lines. They were introduced after the 200 series trains, but their numbering is such because in the days of Japanese National Railways (JNR), Shinkansen types running east of Tokyo were given even numbers and those west of Tokyo odd numbers, hence they were given the next odd number in line after 0, 100. The last remaining examples of the type were withdrawn from service following the last runs on 16 March 2012.
The was a Japanese high-speed Shinkansen train type which operated on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines in Japan between 1992 and 2012.
The is a Shinkansen high-speed train type operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR-West) on the Tokaido Shinkansen and Sanyo Shinkansen lines in Japan since 1997.
The is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train type operated by Kyushu Railway Company (JR Kyushu) on the Kyushu Shinkansen high-speed rail line.