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Japan Railways Corporation–normally just called “JR”–is planning to offer a fake “Bullet Train” for the hillbillies who live in Shikoku Prefecture, which is out in the boondocks where my family’s rice ranch is located, w0oT!
JR Shikoku plans slowest-running ‘bullet train’
…is a single-car tourist train that Shikoku Rai1way Company plans to run starting around March 2014….with no plans for high-speed shinkansen train services, [Shikoku Rail] jokingly calls it the ’slowest bullet train,’ as the diesel-p0wered vehicle will look like an old generation bullet train and max out at 85 km/h...more…
Oddly, the Shikoku Railway Cultural Center is the only museum where you can see what the original “Bullet Train” looked like. For comparison, shown on the left is a photo of the museum’s original 0 Series dangan ressha (lit. ‘bullet train’), the last remaining in existence.