• Kyodo News


Maglev trains could shorten the travel time between Tokyo and Osaka to 67 minutes from the 138 minutes it takes today’s fastest bullet trains, Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) said Tuesday.

The estimated time is for the shortest planned route of 438 km connecting Shinagawa Station in Tokyo and Shin-Osaka Station, which could cost ¥8.44 trillion to construct, the railway said.

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