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FASTEC360S (EAST JAPAN RAIL)

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FASTEC360S (EAST JAPAN RAIL)

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TommyT Report This Comment
Date: March 05, 2006 07:26AM

*FASTECH 360S* .

It was developed as the Shinkansen of the next generation and travelling test in the midst of execution.
When it is utilized, Max speed of Passenger operation will 360km/h.
The Yellow objects looks like ear of cat are Aerodynamic drag devices for emergency.
So people said =Nekomimi Shinkansen= (Cat eared Shinkansen).
And that's happend in Japan from next pages
=Nekomimi Sninkansen MOE Girls= .
Mrkim Report This Comment
Date: March 05, 2006 08:11AM

Wicked lookin train ! What's it powered by? Electric ?
Anonymous Report This Comment
Date: March 05, 2006 08:17AM

wiki : [en.wikipedia.org]

FASTECH 360 is technicaly a test train for the next-generation Shinkansen (bullet train), which can run at speeds of 405 km/h (250 mph). It is named from the words Fast and Technology, and 360 km/h (225 mph) is the speed at which production trains will run. Production trains are expected to enter service in 2011, operated by East Japan Railway Company.


Fastech 360sThere are 2 types.

FASTECH 360 S (E954 Type)
For use on Shinkansen tracks only, an 8-car set that began test running on the Tōhoku Shinkansen in June 2005.
FASTECH 360 Z (E955 Type)
For use on Shinkansen and "Zairaisen" (Mini-Shinkansen), a 6-car set due to begin test running in 2006.

FASTECH 360 trains are equipped with emergency air-braking plates that look similar in appearance to " =Nekomimi= " (cat ears).
Anonymous Report This Comment
Date: March 05, 2006 08:25AM

All Shinkansens are powered by electric.
TommyT Report This Comment
Date: March 05, 2006 01:54PM

About FASTECH 360: [www.jreast.co.jp]
(English Official home page of JR East)