Super Soya tilts to the north

PASSENGERS in Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido are reaping the benefits of the country’s latest build of tilting diesel multiple-units. Marketed as Super Soya, the four-car Series 261 sets have cut the journey time between Sapporo and Wakkanai by 54min to 4h 58min.

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