What is the name of the high-speed train system in operation in Japan? - Alea-Quiz

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What is the name of the high-speed train system in operation in Japan?

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Shinkansen is the high-speed train system in operation in Japan. The name refers to both the trains and the infrastructure. The use of a set of dedicated lines and the techniques employed made Shinkansen a forerunner and Japan the pioneer of high-speed rail travel when it came into service in 1964.

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