SHIN KANSEN, RESULTS OF EIGHT YEARS

The Shinkansen, opened to traffic on October 1, 1964, to link Tokyo with Osaka over a distance of 515 km, was extended westward to Okayama on March 15, 1972, a distance of 161 km. In this article passenger traffic, train operations, and the financial situation of the Shinkansen since its inauguration are summarized.

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    Japan Railway Engineers' Association

    2-5-18 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
    Tokyo,   Japan 
  • Authors:
    • ISHIHARA, T
  • Publication Date: 1973

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  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 3-7
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  • Accession Number: 00051338
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Japanese Railway Engineering
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 17 1974 12:00AM