• JIJI, Kyodo

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Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Central) has unveiled the inside of a tunnel under construction in Gifu Prefecture for use as part of its ultrafast maglev train line, scheduled to go into service in 2027.

A section of the Hiyoshi tunnel that is currently being drilled was shown to reporters Tuesday. It was the first time JR Central had shown the inside of a tunnel to be used for the Chuo Shinkansen line.

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