Japan's next generation Shinkansen


06-26-2005, 09:31 PM

The world’s fastest train – with Mickey Mouse ears!

East Japan Railway Co. on Friday unveiled a new shinkansen in the town of Rifu, Miyagi Prefecture, that will run at a speed of 360 kph, which may make it the world’s fastest train. From Japan Times (http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?nn20050625a1.htm) and the BBC (BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | A bullet train... only with ears).

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