SCMaglev and Railway Park exhibit two experimental shinkansen trains introduced in the mid-1990s, 300X and MLX01. 300X was a prototype to test the design features of the existing 700, N700 Series,... (more)
The SCMaglev and Railway Park in Nagoya opened in 2011. Different generations of Tokaido Shinkansen Trains are preserved and on display inside the park.
Meeting of two N700 shinkansen trains of JR Central east of Kyoto station. In the foreground the cape gauge tracks with a regional train. Kyoto station is just on the right. The view is from the K... (more)
Shinkansen maintenance yard in Osaka Settsu with trains of N700, 700 and 700-7000 series, seen from the Osaka Monorail.
A N700 Shinkansen of the JR Central is entering Kyoto from Osaka, seen from the Kyoto tower observation desk about 100 meter above ground.
An interesting comparison of the fastest Japanese steam locomotive 4-6-4 "Hudson" C 62 # 17 (which reached 129 km/h on cape gauge in 1954) with the experimental train 300X in the large ... (more)
A "Shinkansen" highspeed train N700 # N 12 of JR Central is running a "Nozomi" service over the Fujikawa bridge near Fuji-shi.
At 9.44 AM an unknown N700 "Shinkansen" high speed train of JR Central in a "Nozomi" service is passing 3776 meter high Fuji volcano in a distance of about 25 kilometers, with 270 km per hour velo... (more)
At 8.24 AM an unknown N700 "Shinkansen" high speed train of JR Central in "Nozomi" service is passing 3776 meter high Fuji volcano in a distance of about 25 kilometers, with 270 km per hour veloci... (more)
Ltd Exp. "Shinano" has a rapid service train wait, in order to pass each other at Inariyama Sta. because Shinonoi Line is a single track railroad.
A Nozomi Shinkansen bound for Hakata zips through the blooming fields of Fuji with an iconic backdrop.
A KiHa 48 Series two-car DMU has just arrived in Takayama with an evening northbound service.
The series N700 Shinkansen train in Central Japan Railway Company Shinkansen Hamamatsu Factory
Shinetsu Line trains cross during a blizzard at Myōkō-Kōgen Station, Myōkō, Niigata, Japan, as seen from the warmth of a Naoetsu to Nagano JR Central service.
Steam Locomotive C56 with Diesel Locomotive DD51 with Passeger train From Shin Yamaguchi to Jifuku.