E2 Series Shinkansen poster

E2 Series Shinkansen

The E2 series Shinkansen operated on the Tohoku and Hokuriku Shinkansen high-speed lines in 8 and 10 car sets and operate at a maximum speed of 275 km/h (170 mph) on the Tohoku Shinkansen and 260 km/h (160 mph) on the Hokuriku Shinkansen.

A total of 502 vehicles were built between 1997 and 2010 with the first withdrawals commencing in late 2013. China ordered a number of 250 km/h trains based on the E2-1000 series design, renamed it as CRH2, becoming the second Shinkansen train exported after the 700T for Taiwan.

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