Tōkaidō Shinkansen

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Tōkaidō Shinkansen
Shinkansen jrc.svg
JR west N700series N1 maibara.jpg
A JR West N700 series train passin Maibara Station on the Tokaido Shinkansen in Januar 2011
Owerview
Native name 東海道新幹線
Teep Shinkansen
Locale Japan
Termini Tokyo
Shin-Osaka
Stations 17
Operation
Appent 1 October 1964
Awner JR Central
Operator(s) JR Central
JR West
Depot(s) Tokyo, Mishima, Nagoya, Osaka
Rowin stock 700 series
N700 series
Technical
Line lenth 515.4 km (320.3 mi)
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)
Electrification 25 kV AC, 60 Hz, owerheid catenary
Operatin speed 285 km/h (175 mph)
Route map
Tokaido Shinkansen map.png
Tōkaidō Shinkansen
Hours
(Up arrow Tōhoku Shinkansen)
0:00 TokyoTokyo Metro logo.svg
0:07 Shinagawa
Tama River
0:18 Shin-YokohamaYokohama Municipal Subway Logo.svg
Sagami River
0:35 Odawara
0:44 Atami
0:54 Mishima
1:08 Shin-Fuji
Fuji River
1:08 Shizuoka
Abe River
Ooi River
1:39 Kakegawa
Tenryu River
1:34 Hamamatsu
Lake Hamana
1:24 Toyohashi
2:30 Mikawa-Anjō
1:35 NagoyaNagoya Subway Logo (black).svg
1:59 Gifu-Hashima
2:18 Maibara
2:09 KyotoKyoto MTB Logo.svg
2:24 Shin-ŌsakaOsaka Metro Logo.svg
(Down arrow Sanyō Shinkansen)

Times shawn are festest timetabled jurney frae Tokyo.

The Tōkaidō Shinkansen (東海道新幹線) is a Japanese heich-speed Shinkansen line, opened in 1964 atween Tokyo an Shin-Ōsaka. Syne 1987 it haes been operatit bi the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central), prior tae that bi Japanese Naitional Railways (JNR). It is the maist hivily travelled heich-speed rail route in the warld bi far; its cumulative ridership o 5.3 billion passengers dwarfs aw ither seestems an lines warldwide.[1][2]

The line wis named a jynt Heestoric Mechanical Engineerin Landmark an IEEE Milestone bi the American Society o Mechanical Engineers an the Institute o Electrical an Electronics Engineers in 2000.[3][4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Bullet Train & Maglev System to Cross the Pacific", Saturday, 04 September 2010 09:55, by Yoshiyuki Kasai, Chairman of JRC
  2. Central Japan Railway Company Annual Report 2012. Retrieved 3rd June 2013].
  3. "Tokaido Shinkansen (1964)". Landmarks. American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Retrieved 3 Juin 2013. 
  4. "Milestones:Tokaido Shinkansen (Bullet Train), 1964". IEEE Global History Network. IEEE. Retrieved 4 August 2011.