March 24, 2015 |

New Japanese timetable heralds major changes

THE introduction of new train timetables in Japan on March 14 was not only notable for the opening of the country's latest high-speed line, the Hokuriku Shinkansen, but also acceleration of Tokaido Shinkansen services, the opening of a new line in Tokyo, and the reopening of one of the lines damaged by the 2011 tsunami.

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