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About the Shinkansen

Safety  0 fatalities or injuries


Throughout its 47 years of commercial train operations, the Tokaido Shinkansen has maintained a flawless record of no passenger fatalities or injuries due to train accidents such as derailment or collision.
While operating 323 ultra-high speed services a day that run at 270km/h, we have maintained reliability with an average delay of just 0.6 minutes, as well as a high level of safety.
The following introduces the efforts we are engaged in to ensure this level of safety.


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