Kintetsu Railway's Hinotori: Challenging the Shinkansen with Comfort

Japan Railway Journal

28m 00s
Broadcast on April 17, 2020 Available until April 17, 2023

Kintetsu Railway (known as the "kingdom of limited express trains") introduced the new "Series 80000 Hinotori," which operates between Osaka and Nagoya in March 2020. With comfort in mind, see how Kintetsu Railway developed its luxurious new limited express train with reclining backshell seats, ample legroom and more, to compete with the high-speed Shinkansen.

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