Hokuriku Shinkansen opens between Nagano and Kanazawa

A daimyo feudal lord welcomed a preview train at Nagano on February 5 (Photo: Akihiro Nakamura).

JAPAN: The 228 km Hokuriku Shinkansen high speed line between Nagano, Toyama and Kanazawa opened on March 14. The opening has reduced the fastest journey between Tokyo and Kanazawa to 2 h 28 min, compared to the previous time of 4 h 20 min via the 1 067 mm gauge ...

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