Archives by Tag 'E5'

More on Hayabusa debut [press reactions]

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Monday, March 7, 2011

We spoke about the new Japanese service, called Hayabusa, in the previous post. The debut of this odd shape high speed train has fascinated the press a lot, in spite of the lost supremacy on high speed railways, in favour of China. Here, some reactions about the debut: The Mainichi Daily News, Daily Mail (my […]

Youkoso Hayabusa!

By Railway 2.0 - Last updated: Friday, March 4, 2011

Tomorrow, March 5th, the brand new Shinkansen Series E5 is going to make its debut on the Tokyo to Shin-Aomori line (Tōhoku Shinkansen), the first line in Japan to be operated at 320 km/h speed (even if at the beginning at 300 km/h). The new service, branded Hayabusa (peregrine falcon), will offer a Gran Class […]