The Yamanote Line is one of Tokyo’s busiest and most important lines, connecting most of Tokyo’s major stations and urban centres, including Marunouchi, the Yūrakuchō/Ginza area, Shinagawa, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro and Ueno, with all but two of its 29 stations connecting to other railway or… Read More
The Berlin U-Bahn uses 750-volt DC electric trains that run on standard gauge (1,435mm) tracks. The first trains were based on trams and take their power from an upward facing third rail.
The N700 series Shinkansen high-speed was developed jointly by JR Central and JR-West for use on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines since 2007, and also operated by JR Kyushu on the Kyushu Shinkansen line.
The 700 series Shinkansen high-speed train was jointly developed by JR Central and JR-West for use on both Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines. The 700 series was built between 1997 and 2006, and entering service in 1999.
The 500 series Shinkansen high-speed train operated on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines since 1997 and were designed to be capable of 320 km/h (200 mph) but operated at 300 km/h (185 mph).
The 300 series operated on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen lines between 1992 and 2012. When first introduced, they were used on the fastest Nozomi services, being capable of 270 km/h (170 mph). As more were delivered they replaced earlier 100 series units on the… Read More
The 100 series Shinkansen high-speed train operated between 1984 and 2012 on the Tokaido Shinkansen and Sanyo Shinkansen high-speed lines. Though introduced after the 200 series trains, they are named 100 series because at the time of production,
The Tokyo Metro Ginza Line is a subway line in Tokyo, Japan. The official name is Line 3 Ginza Line. It is 14.3 km long and serves the wards of Shibuya, Minato, Chūō, Chiyoda, and Taitō. The line holds the distinction of being the oldest… Read More
Retro vintage style Japanese train station signs with worn effect, design includes Hiragana, Kanji and Romaji station name plus names of adjacent stations below.
The Midosuji Line is a rapid transit line in Osaka, Japan, operated by the Osaka Municipal Subway. Constructed under Midosuji, a major north-south street, it is the oldest line in the Osaka subway system and the second oldest in Japan, following the Tokyo Metro Ginza… Read More
The SNCF TGV Sud-Est or TGV-PSE is a French high speed TGV train built by Alstom and operated by SNCF, the French national railway company.
Doctor Yellow is the nickname for the high-speed test trains that are used on the Japanese Shinkansen (“Bullet Train”) dedicated express passenger train routes.