The Magnificent N700A Shinkansen (Video)



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The N700 series is a Japanese Shinkansen high-speed train with tilting capability developed jointly by JR Central and JR-West.

It has run on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines since 2007, and is also operated by JR Kyushu on the Kyushu Shinkansen line. 

VIDEO: N700A Shinkansen Departing Shin-Osaka Station

Shin-Osaka Station

In this short film shot at Shin-Osaka Station we travel up the escalator to walk along the platform to view a N700 shinkansen bullet train preparing and then departing the station.

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The Beautiful Hakutaka Shinkansen

The Hakutaka ("White hawk") is a high-speed shinkansen train service jointly operated by East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and West Japan Railway Company (JR West) between Tokyo and Kanazawa on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line in Japan.

Tōkaidō Shinkansen Travelling Through Nagoya Station

The Tōkaidō shinkansen train line runs between Tokyo and Osaka, taking it's name from the Eastern Sea region it is in and referring to the historical road running throughout its length.

Shin-Osaka Location Map

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