Shinkansen Trivia

Shinkansen is the World famous high speed rail system of Japan. See how much you know about it.
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Quiz by SWATkun
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Last updated: December 10, 2018
First submittedMarch 1, 2018
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World's first dedicated high speed line opened in
1964
The 1st line used the
0 Series Shinkansen
High speed train with the highest capacity of passenger
E4 Series Shinkansen
The 1st line is called
Tokai-do
World's fastest art gallery
Genbi Shinkansen
Most Shinkansen trains are
16 cars long
Maximum operational speed is
320 km/hr
The fastest train service on the Takaido / Sanyo Shinkansen
Nozomi
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Occasionally called the Inventor of the Shinkansen
Hideo Shima
The only one of the 4 main Islands which is not served by any Shinkansen
Shikoku
Tunnel connecting Honshu and Hokkaido
Seikan Tunnel
Number of Shinkansen lines
7
Last city to get a Shinkansen service
Kanazawa
Fastest commercially running Shinkansen
E5 Series Shinkansen
The 1st line connected Tokyo with
Osaka
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Level 76
Oct 15, 2018
Tokaido is misspelled. Other than that a good quiz!
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Level 60
Oct 16, 2018
Tokai-do is fixed. Thanks for trying my quiz. I'm not a Japanese, but just a Rail Enthusiast.

Might try my other Train Quizzes