JAPAN'S FAMED BULLET TRAINS SHOW THEIR AGE

Trains on the $5-billion Shinkansen operate on welded rail roadbeds constructed exclusively for high-speed passenger service and the road has a large maintenance crew. But the system is breaking down nowadays and the Japanese are being reminded that it is no longer new. Troubles include all sorts of things from malfunctioning electrical circuits and cracks in the rails to defective coaches.

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    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

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  • Publication Date: 1975-1-13

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  • Pagination: p. 88-89
  • Serial:
    • Business Week
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0007-7135

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  • Accession Number: 00080469
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No. 2363
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 11 1976 12:00AM