Japan one of the world’s superpowers, is all set for the trial of “The fastest train in the world” ALFA-X. The super fast train can reach up to a speed of 400 km per hour. It’s true and revolutionary in the mode of travel. An addition to the SHINKANSEN train network, the Super train is the best in class. Japan expects to make the world’s fastest train ALFA-X operational in 2030 after trials.
OUTPACE OF CHINA FUXING SUPERFAST TRAIN BY ALPHA-X
Moreover, the world’s fastest bullet train ALFA-X will also outpace China’s Fuxing train which runs at 10 km per hour slower despite having similar design features. Fuxing is a high-speed train manufactured by China railways and CRRC in collaboration.
THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ALFA-X
THE FASTEST TRAIN ALFA-X BRAKING SYSTEM
Alfa- X the world’s fastest bullet train will have air brakes on the roof. The magnetic plates are also used near the rails to slow down, in addition to conventional brakes.
SUPER FAST ALFA- X BALANCE AND COMFORT
The world’s fastest bullet train will have dampers and air suspension to keep it stable when traversing curves, which will help to maintain its balance and comfort for the passengers.
ALFA-X STANDS FOR
ALFA-X stands for “Advanced Labs for Frontline Activity in rail eXperimentation.”
SUPER FAST ALFA-X PLATFORM
The super train is based on JR’s E5 platform, which is reliable and in use for some time.
INFO ABOUT JAPAN RAIL PASS
JAPAN TRAVELLING TIP
Japan has a rail pass system as they do in Europe. Passes are comparatively cheaper than sector tickets. Japan rail pass is available in the duration of 7, 14 & 21 days and is valid in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka.
JAPAN PASS BOOKING
One can book Japan rail pass via travel agents. One of the most popular travel firms which sell Japan rail passes at best prices is Riya Holidays located in Connaught Place, New Delhi.