Speed increase on the Tokaido Shinkansen

JR Central has raised the maximum speed on the  Tokaido Shinkansen to 285 km/h (Photo: Akihiro Nakamura)

JAPAN: Central Japan Railway increased the maximum speed of its premium services between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka from 270 to 285 km/h with effect from March 14, cutting journey times by 3 min for 29 of its 37 Nozomi trains each day.

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