Completed ALFA-X test train unveiled

Car 10 at the Aomori end of the ALFA-X trainset is distinguished by its 22 m nose (Photo: JR East).

JAPAN: East Japan Railway has formally unveiled its Series 956 ALFA-X high speed test train, which is due to start trial running at up to 400 km/h later this month. The completed 10-car trainset was displayed at its Sendai Shinkansen rolling stock workshops on May 9.

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