Introducing the N700S: JR Central's Next-Generation Shinkansen

Japan Railway Journal

28m 00s
Broadcast on November 22, 2019 Available until November 22, 2022

JR Central's long-awaited next-generation Shinkansen; the N700S is scheduled to begin operation in summer 2020. The new N700S makes use of state-of-the-art technology to enhance safety, convenience, and comfort. Changes include the addition of lithium-ion batteries, used to power an emergency self-propulsion system, and a fully active vibration control system, installed to improve the comfort of the ride. Join us as we look at how the Shinkansen has evolved over the years and get a sneak peek of this supreme new train.

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