JR East unveils Super Komachi high speed train

East Japan Railway Series E6 'Super Komachi' trainset for Akita mini-Shinkansen services (Photo: Kazumiki Miura).

JAPAN: The first of 23 production Series E6 trainsets being supplied to East Japan Railway for Akita mini-Shinkansen services was officially unveiled at the railway's Sendai rolling stock maintenance depot on November 22, where the trains were officially designated Super Komachi.

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