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How the Shinkansen bullet train made Tokyo into the monster it is today

The Guardian
How the Shinkansen bullet train made Tokyo into the monster it is today

The Shinkansen, Japan’s bullet train, has had an anniversary this week. This is a very interesting piece on how the high-speed train has transformed the country and especially Tokio (also, an astonishing bit of trivia: It runs 323 times between Tokio and Osaka โ€” every day!).


From Weekly Filet #178, in October 2014. More on: #

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