Review of the development of conventional railways in Japan, leading up to the Shinkansen line, which at present runs at speeds up to 210 km/h, and will in the future be speeded up to 260 km/h. Also examined is the development of a superconductive, magnetically levitated train, which will constitute the next generation of railways, running at speeds of up to 500 km/h.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Intl Cryog Eng Conf, 5th, Proc, Kyoto, Japan, May 7-10, 1974.
  • Corporate Authors:

    IPC Science and Technology Press Limited

    IPC House, 32 High Street
    Guildford, Surrey  England 
  • Authors:
    • Kyotani, Y
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 17-20

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00130901
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: #A2 Proc Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 7 1976 12:00AM