Japan's high-speed trains carry 140 million passengers annually

Japan's high-speed trains carry 140 million passengers every year: Japan's fast train network at 1964 has become one of the world's most advanced systems in the years to come. The 7 high-speed train network serves an average of 140 million passengers per year.


Japan, where railways are seen as a symbol of modernity, has one of the most advanced high-speed train lines in the world.

In 1964, the first high-speed train line connecting Osaka and the country's capital, Tokyo, came into use. The country's first high-speed train, which reduced the 5 hour trip to 2 hours, quickly created a serious alternative to air transport.

3 100 1976 1 1987 140 XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX XNUMX The high-speed train network at XNUMX now serves approximately XNUMX million passengers every year.

High-speed trains, called 'Shinkansen', can reach up to 320 km / h and connect most of the country to the capital.

It is no coincidence that most countries review Japan before starting high-speed train projects. Japan, which has a high-speed train for half a century, has also achieved a great success in passenger safety.

High-speed trains serving since 1964 have not caused any fatal accidents.



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