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A test run was carried out Monday in the newly built Hokuriku Shinkansen Line — an extension of the Nagano Shinkansen Line — that will begin operations in spring 2015, linking the cities of Nagano and Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture.

The test run came 40 years after the government opted to extend the bullet train network via the Nationwide Shinkansen Railways Construction and Improvement Act.

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