People often ask what I love about Japan. After viewing the latest picture of aliens fighting for control of Tokyo while on the Yamanote train…
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$8 billion grant of federal funds was allocated by the Obama administration to make a high-speed railway system (HSR) in the U.S. a reality. Efficient means of transportation for large numbers of people that wish to travel great distances in a safe, quick and comfortable manner.
In transportation news, JR East announced Tuesday that they have appointed their very first female bullet train operator to the Tohoku Shinkansen line. Sakai is now a member of a group of 400 male bullet train operators and began her first solo operation on April 9 of this year. I do not have exact number but JR Tokai and JR West have already had women actively operating bullet trains.