Land vehicles
Let’s learn about Shinkansens !
Shinkansens are developing.
The Japanese Shinkansens attract worldwide attention for the speed and safety.
New carriages of Shinkansens have been developed to achieve faster and more comfortable trip.
The super express gNozomih series 500 runs at a speed of 300 kph (186 mph) and it takes 4 hours and 55 minutes from Tokyo to Hakata.
Letfs explore the inside of Shinkansen.
 
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Super express “Nozomi” series 500
Super express “Nozomi” series 500
Photograph supplied courtesy of JR-West
Driver’s cabin
The driver’s cabin in Shinkansen is spacious with good visibility. It has the newest operating systems.
Driver’s seat
Driver’s seat of the super express gNozomih series 500
 
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Photograph supplied courtesy of JR-West
Passenger cars
This is the car for passengers.
During your travel, snack carts will come to your seat. They sell lunch boxes, drinks, snacks and even souvenirs.
You can keep up with the latest news by listening to the radio at your seat or checking text broadcasting on the screen.
 
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Snack cart service
Snack cart service
 
Passenger seats
Passenger seats
Photographs supplied courtesy of JR-Tokai