Steel Shaft, Shinkansen High-Speed Train, Japan

H. K. D. H. Bhadeshia

The Shinkansen network of Japan Railways represents an impressive public transport system of high-speed trains reaching speeds of nearly 450 km h-1. The trains that run on the Shinkansen network are often known as bullet trains.

Shinkansen shaft
Shinkansen shaft made from steel

Movie showing the Shinkansen train arriving at Tokyo Station, on its way to Sendai.

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