Series W7 Shinkansen ready to start testing

JR West Series W7 high speed trainset (Photo: Akihiro Nakamura).

JAPAN: JR West is preparing to start testing the Series W7 trainsets it is acquiring for use on the Hokuriku Shinkansen which opens for revenue service in March 2015. Two trainsets are being commissioned at Hakusan depot, around 10 km west of Kanazawa, ready for the start of test running ...

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