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Railway in Japan

Basic information regarding railway in Japan can be checked here.

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Shinkansen

High speed train, often called as *Bullet train". First line opened in 1964 and currently there are 9 lines.

Cruising speed up to 300 km/h.

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Joyful train

Joyful trains are excursion trains operated by JR group. Joyful trains are not only for special events but also listed on regular timetables.

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Dual-mode vehicle

Dual-mode vehicle, DMV is a vehicle that can operate on conventional road surfaces as well as railway tracks.