Japan's civil engineers face the unique problem of constructing within the next 20 years a completely new 7000 km. standard gauge network, suitable for top speeds of 260 km/h. Geological structure and the high degree of urban development along the routes selected makes the task difficult: some lines will be underground for over half their length.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1972-10

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  • Accession Number: 00044048
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Railways Board
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 15 1973 12:00AM