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Shinkansen Hayate 新幹線はやて (Omiya)

Posted by
timothy sullivan (Tokyo, Japan) on 5 July 2009 in Transportation.

Japan's Shinkansen (bullet trains) are an absolute marvel and a symbol of this high-speed society. Each Shinkansen series has its own power-invoking name, and Hayate is no exception: meaning "hurricane", this swift runner ties the gap between Tokyo and the northernmost extent of Honshu (Japan's main island).

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Name: Hayate (E2 series)
Top (operational) speed: 275km/h (clocked in at 315km/h during testing)
Capacity: 814 people (10-car) / 630 people (8-car)
Manufacturer: Kawasaki Heavy Industries / Hitachi /Tokyu Car Corp. / Nippon Sharyo

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