The order covers the supply of brake discs, callipers, and Isobar sintered pads for the traction bogies on the trains, which will be built by Hitachi and Kawasaki Heavy Industries.

Each seven-car train will accommodate 338 passengers, with 315 in standard class and 23 in green class. The trains will initially operate at up to 300km/h, increasing to 320km/h in spring 2014.