TECH & CULTURE

Japan in Photos – Shinkansen Year 2022

By Staff Writer
April 13, 2022
The Shinkansen bullet trains have become a symbol of Japan's technological innovation and engineering. 2022 happens to be a special anniversary for many of the individual lines, and so Japan Rail East, which operates train lines north from Tokyo, has declared 2022 to be Shinkansen Year. A number of promotions inolving the Tohoku Shinkansen (40th anniversary), the Yamagata Shinkansen (30th anniversary), the Akita Shinkansen (25th anniversary), and the Hokuriku Shinkansen (25th anniversary) will be held this year.
A Tohoku Shinkansen train passing through a city
A Yamagata Shinkansen passes through rice fields
An Akita Shinkansen train passes through a valley of autumn trees
A Hokuriku Shinkansen train drives through heavy snow
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