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a high-speed passenger train

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A few years ago one of the Chinese bullet trains met with an accident sullying forever the image of the Chinese railway.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- India and Japan on Saturday inked four pacts on bullet train, civil nuclear energy, military equipment and defense technology.
Japan's high speed trains (bullet trains) are called shinkansen (???) and are operated by Japan Railways (JR).
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Tokyo:6503) announced on Thursday the completion of the installation of, and beginning of testing, railcar traction converter/inverter systems with all-silicon carbide (SiC) power modules on N700 Shinkansen bullet trains for Central Japan Railway Company (JR-Central).
This is the reason why successive governments have merely toyed with the idea of having bullet trains but never taken the concept beyond drawing boards.
NNA - A fire near a central Tokyo station threw parts of Japan's bullet train system into chaos on Friday, as tens of thousands of passengers tried to return home from New Year holidays, according to Japanese media.
The new Hokuriku Shinkansen Line is an extension of the Nagano Shinkansen Line and will feature new bullet trains currently being developed by JR East and JR West.
with technology for the running of its bullet train operations, including earthquake response measures, it was reported Saturday.
CHINA has frozen approval of new railway projects and halted some bullet train manufacturing after the collision last month that killed 40 people.
A BULLET train crashed into another high-speed train in eastern China, killing at least 35 people, injuring 191 others and once again raising safety concerns about the country's fast-expanding rail network.
Fukuoka, as well as six Shinkansen bullet trains on the line linking Tokyo
This has put the ministry of railways within kissing distance of its plan to launch bullet trains.
LaHood spoke admiringly of Spain's bullet trains, which reach speeds of 215 mph.
Twenty-five more bullet trains are to delivered by 2009 for the new Channel Tunnel Rail link from Kent into London.
said Wednesday it will launch a wireless Internet connection service for passengers on shinkansen bullet trains between Tokyo and Osaka in the spring of 2009.