Pictures of the Japanese Bullet Train (Shinkansen). The Japanese Bullet Train is famous throughout the world as the first high speed inter city train. The Bullet Train was and still is a real symbol of Japan.

Shinkansen Series 0

Shinkansen Series 0

The ride on the Bullet Train (Shinkansen) is more like an airplane without some of the hassles. Cost wise the Bullet Train is fairly similar to flying within Japan, but with the advantage that your start and end right in the middle of the city.

300 Series Bullet Train

300 Series Shinkansen (Bullet Train) at Tokyo station. Photo by fg2

500 Series Bullet Train

500 Series Shinkansen (Bullet Train) at Kyoto Station 2005. Photo by NickCoutts

Bullet Train

Bullet Train at Osaka Station.

Please visit our detailed section on the Shinkansen (Bullet Train)

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