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|The Yamagata Shinkansen (山形新幹線?) is a Mini-shinkansen route in Japan, and is a part of the JR East railway company. It provides service between Tokyo and Shinjō in Yamagata Prefecture over the tracks of the Tōhoku Shinkansen and the Ōu Main Line. |
The term Yamagata Shinkansen refers to the segment that connects Fukushima in Fukush...
|The Shinkansen (新幹線) is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan operated by four Japan Railways Group companies. Starting with the 210 km/h (130 mph) Tōkaidō Shinkansen in 1964, the now 2,459 km (1,528 mi) long network has expanded to link most major cities on the islands of Honshū and Kyūshū at speeds up to 300 km/h (186 mph). Test runs have...||05/10/2009||889|
|A lot of Shinkansen train in Japan||09/07/2005||516|
|The Akita Shinkansen (秋田新幹線?) is a Mini-shinkansen high-speed rail line in Japan. Serving the Kantō and Tōhoku Regions of the country, it links Tokyo and Akita in Akita prefecture with direct service. From Tokyo to Morioka in Iwate prefecture, it operates on the Tōhoku Shinkansen tracks. From there to Ōmagari, it uses the Tazawako Line trac...||05/18/2010||315|
|As railroads stretched across Minnesota in the 19th century, many small towns were platted along the tracks. Nearly every community that grew along the lines had a depot of its own. Today more than 50 Minnesota depots are listed on the National Register. The Canadian National Depot in Warroad, located on the only section of the Canadian Transcontinental Railway to cross U.S. land, is believed t...||01/26/2007||497|
|Cricklewood Depot, North London, UK|
Sadly this railway depot is nothing more than a few carrage sidings.
Cricklewood was a large maintenance and train crew depot five miles out of St Pancras on the old Midland Railway mainline to the north. Electrification and the eventual development of Thameslink means that the trains are maintained at Hornsea.
It's last use was a...
|JR-Maglev is a magnetic levitation train system developed by the Central Japan Railway Company and Railway Technical Research Institute (association of Japan Railways Group). JR-Maglev MLX01 (X means experimental) is one of the latest designs of a series of Maglev trains in development in Japan since the 1970s. It is composed of a maximum five cars to run on the Yamanashi Maglev Test Line. On D...||05/28/2010||337|
|Tallest Coastal Tower in Japan: together with Fukuoka Dome and Seahawk hotel it provides the city with a skyline.|
8000 half mirrors wrapped around a 234 metre high structure. The observation deck is at 123 metres and there is a cafe/lounge just below it. It is claimed to be able to withstand a magnitude 7 earthquake (Japanese scale) and wind of up to 135 miles/hour. Built on reclaimed la...
|On Radebeul railway station belonging to Loessnitzgrund Railway Company (Lössnitzgrundbahn). ||06/16/2007||707|
|JUSCO is the acronym for Japan United Stores Company, a chain of "General Merchandise Stores" (or hypermarket) and the largest of its type in Japan. The various JUSCO companies are subsidiaries of AEON Co., Ltd..|
The JUSCO name was adopted in 1970 by a company originally founded as a kimono silk trader in 1758. Renamed AEON in 1989, it operates stores throughout Japan u...
|The Path of the West Lancs Railway, Southport - Preston. ||01/03/2008||645|
|The Great Central Railway (GCR) is a heritage railway in Leicestershire, named after the company that originally built this stretch of railway.|
The GCR is currently Britain's only double track mainline heritage railway, with 5.25 miles (8.45 km) of working double track, period signalling, locomotives and rolling stock. It runs for 8.25 miles (13.28 km) in total from the large mar...