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Railway transportation in Japan.

Riotaro Kodama

Railway transportation in Japan.

by Riotaro Kodama

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Published in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination72 p.
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15388336M

Rail Transport - EFFICIENCY Implications for Economics, Energy & Environment or Why Rail Transport is More Important Than Ever! Skinkansen (Bullet Train) in Japan. Intercity Express (ICE) - Germany. British Rail High Speed Trains. French TGV km/hr (mph) test.   Rail Transport Public transport in Japan - Statistics & Facts Published by Julia Engelmann, The Japanese public transit system is a .

A vactrain (or vacuum tube train) is a proposed design for very-high-speed rail transportation. It is a maglev (magnetic levitation) line using partly evacuated tubes or tunnels. Reduced air resistance could permit vactrains to travel at very high speeds with relatively little power—up to 6,–8, km/h (4,–5, mph).This is 5–6 times the speed of sound in Earth's atmosphere at. Introduction This article focuses on the development of rail technology in Japan although it puts it in the context of world developments. One could write a book on railway technology and the challenges facing rail transport but space limitations mean that some details are covered in the further reading list.

  Owing to the transport market being advantageous for railway operations and their efficient train operations, many Japanese passenger railways, such as 16 major private railways and three mainland JR companies, transport a sufficient number of passengers to sustain their infrastructure. 11 public authorities also operate the subway systems in profit though 70% of the construction . The growth in passenger transport of private railways in was %, which meant that the Japan Railways Group's rate of increase was above that of the private-sector railways for the first time since Demand for rail transport improved, although it still accounted for only 28% of passenger transportation and only 5% of cargo.


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