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East Japan Railway Co. unveiled its newest model shinkansen, the Fastech, to the media during a test run Wednesday.

The Fastech, designed to be the world’s fastest train riding on rails, reached 366 kph during the test run. JR East plans to operate the train at 360 kph beginning in 2011, when the Tohoku Shinkansen Line, which currently links Tokyo and Hachinohe, Aomori Prefecture, will be extended northward to Shin-Aomori Station.

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