Japan's next-gen Bullet Train

Japan’s JR Tokai Shinkansen unveiled next-gen Bullet Train, to be in service prior to 2020.

The new N700S series Bullet Train will be 20 percent lighter, consumes 7 percent less energy, will travel between Tokyo and and Shin-Osaka on the Tokaido Shinkansen Line.



Masayuki Ueno, deputy director-general of JR Tokai’s Shinkansen Operations Division, said:

“The (N700S series) has been completely redesigned through renovating main facilities and equipment. We have produced a train that can symbolize a new era for the Tokaido Shinkansen Line.”

via engadget