By >Daimaou - G.G-B
JR Unveils Their E5 Shinkasen, Japan’s Fastest Ever Bullet Train
Yesterday the East Japan Railway Co, unveiled their fastest shinkasen, ever, the E5 series, which will be put in operation in March 2011 on the Tohoku Shinkansen Line.
The E5 Series has a 320km/h top speed but will initially drive at 300km/h until Spring 2013. The E5 will finally be capable of reaching the French TGV operation speed and allow passengers to reach Shin-Aomori from Tokyo in only 3hrs and 5 minutes.