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Tokyo-Aomori bullet train 'Hayabusa' debuted in March 2011.

Tokyo-Aomori bullet train 'Hayabusa' debuted in March 2011.

Peregrine Falcon

The Hayabusa, Peregrine Falcon, the new 320 km/h shinkansen train operated by East Japan Railway
Company (JR East) between Tokyo and Shin-Aomori in Japan has started to run from March 2011.
All 'Hayabusa' train vehicles do not provide a smoking booth, and entirely smoke-free.

Now, JR-East provided a new E5 Series train on the TohokuShinkansen line. This fastest commercial
rail speeds up to300km/h, linking Tokyo and Aomori in three hours and 10 minutes.

At present, the maximum speed per hour is 110 kms between Tokyo and Omiya, 275 kms between
Omiya and Utsunomiya, 320 kms between Utsunomiya and Morioka, and 260 kms between Morioka
and Shin-Aomori. The line speed will be further increased to 320 kmsbetween Utsunomiya and Morioka
from March 2013. JR East plans to increase its speed to 360 kms per hour by the year of 2020.

The Max, a double-deck Shinkansen (left) and Hayabusa (right)

A special cabin attendant of the 'Gran-Class' (Premium-First Class ) serves a delicious free lunch box, soft drink
and alcohol beverage. A ticket price is \26,360 ( $336 in October 2012) from Tokyo to Aomori, one way.

This is a menu of light meals, snacks and sweets, served at Gran-Class of Shinkansen, JR-East railway.

This photograph shows the First Class car seats of Tokyo-Aomori bullet train 'Hayabusa'.
A mini-spot at a seat is light-controlled.
It provides eighteen, 45-degree reclining.
Above photographs were taken in October 2012, by Dr. J. Miyamoto.

Left photo shows Shinkansen E5 railway vehicle. Tokyo-ShinAomori bullet train 'Hayate' is somewhat slower than 'Hayabusa'.
Right photo shows the Hayabusa train departing Tokyo terminal, pictured in March, 2012.

This shows interior of a super-express train, photographed in October 2012.

Shin-Aomori Shinkansen Station

(L) The interior of a super-express train (R) A ticket of Gran-Class of the Hayabusa bullet train

(L) The Hayabusa bullet train is waiting for a start at Shin-Aomori Station.
(R) This shows the joint segment of the vehicles of 'Super-Komachi' and the vehicles of 'Hayabusa'.
A train-vehicle connection was conducted at Morioka Station.
The last four photographs were taken in October 2013.

The maximum speed of Hayabusa is 320 Km/Hour, the world fastest train, the equal level of France's TGV.
Source: NHK TV broadcast, March 16, 2013

The maximum speed of New Hayabusa is 380 Km/Hour

(L) Smoke-free Tokyo-Akita bullet train 'Super-Komachi' debuted in March 2013.
(R) Super-Komachi' is passing through Koriyama station in the twinkling of an eye.

Shinkansen Hayabusa: Tokyo to Shin-Aomori Station
Shinkansen Super-Komach
Shinkansen Super-Komach and Hayabusa at Tokyo Station
Shinkansen Hayabusa: A train cabin attendant of GranClass at Shinkansen high-speed train;
This is a video-recording from Shin-Aomori bound for Tokyo.
Narita airport smoking rooms Side trip to Yuze-Onsen, Akita
Narita airport smoking rooms Side trip to Mt. Komagatake and Lake Onuma, Hokkaido
Narita airport smoking rooms Side trip to Lake Towada and Oirase Stream Vally
Narita airport smoking rooms Smoking ban in the railway trains of the world
Smoking booth of Odakyu Electric Company was closed in March 2007.
Narita Airport-City Rail Service
Narita airport smoking rooms JR Shinkansen Tokyo Station
Narita airport smoking rooms JR's N700 superexpress train
Narita airport smoking rooms Smoking booth of JR Shikoku's express train was closed in March 2011.
Tobacco sales in Japan Kyushu Shinkansen with a smoking room

All railway trains should be completely smoke -free.

イタリア鉄道旅行・シシリア イタリア鉄道旅行記 Italia Rail: Trenitalia
アイルランド鉄道旅行 アイルランド鉄道旅行記   Rail Travel Ireland
ニュージランド鉄道旅行 ニュージランド鉄道旅行記  NZ Rail: Tranz Alpine/Scenic
オーストラリア鉄道旅行 オーストラリア鉄道旅行記   Brief Journey by Australian Rail
米国・東北部鉄道旅行 ボストン-ニューヨーク高速鉄道  Amtrak Acela Express/Boston_Newyork
シカゴ鉄道 シカゴCTA鉄道 Chicago CTA Rail
マイアミ鉄道 マイアミMETRO鉄道  Miami Metro Rail

パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 ワシントンDC地下鉄・ユニオン駅 Washington DC Metro/Union Station

ストックホルム・空港鉄道 ストックホルム・アーランダ急行  Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Express
ストックホルム地下鉄・近郊鉄道   Stockholm County Railways
X2000の旅  X2000:Stockholm_Copenhagen Express
コペンハーゲン地下鉄・近郊鉄道  Greater Copenhagen Railways
フィンランド鉄道 路面電車 地下鉄 
フィンランド鉄道、路面電車、地下鉄  Railways in Helsinki, Finland
サンフランシスコ鉄道 スイス・オーストリア・ドイツ鉄道 
EU Trains 2013

バンコク・スカイトレイン・地下鉄・タイ鉄道   Bangkok Mass Transit/Thai Railways
台湾高速鉄道  Taiwan High Speed Rail
インド鉄道・地下鉄  Indian Railways and Dehli Metro
韓国高速鉄道・空港急行・地下鉄 Korea Train Express, Airport Express and Metro
  香港空港エクスプレス・地下鉄  Airport Express and MTR, Hong Kong
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 中国高速鉄道 High-speed railway in China

シカゴ鉄道 ポルトガル地下鉄・鉄道  
Portugal Metro, Railways
マイアミ鉄道 アムステルダム鉄道・市電  
Amsterdam Rail
シカゴ鉄道 スペイン高速鉄道  
High-speed train in Spain
マイアミ鉄道 バロセロナ都市交通  
Barcelona Railways
パリ鉄道ターミナル駅 パリ鉄道ターミナル  Paris Rail Terminals
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 パリ地下鉄・近郊鉄道  Paris Metro_RER_Tram
Railway Travel in France
Railway Travel in Germany

Vancouver Skytrain
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 カナダ・エドモントン地下鉄  
Edomonton Metro
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 カナダ大陸横断鉄道・VIA 
Trans-Canada Railway, VIA

米国・東北部鉄道旅行 シアトル・モノレール、リンク鉄道 
Monorail and Link railway st Seatle
米国・東北部鉄道旅行 米国アムトラックで氷河国立公園へ
Amtrak: Seatle to Glacier National Park
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 サンフランシスコ・バート、 ケーブルカー、市電  
San Francisco, cablecar, tram and Bart

パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 アラスカ鉄道 Alaskan Railroad

 モスクワ地下鉄 Moscow Metro
 サンクトベルグ地下鉄 Saint Petersburg Metro
 ロシア高速鉄道 Sapsan, high-speed train of Russia
パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 ヘルシンキ・サンクトベルグ間高速鉄道 Allegro, high-speed train between Finland and Russia

パリ近郊鉄道・地下鉄 キャンベラ・シドニー間鉄道Railways connecting Canberra and Sydney, Australia
 ゴールドコースト・ライトレール Gold Coast Light-Rail
 トロンハイム・オスロ間鉄道 Trohdheim-Oslo railway, Norway

Narita Airport-City Rail Service
Japanese high-speed train 'Hayabusa'
Japanese high-speed train 'Super-Komachi'

高速鉄道網建設 高速鉄道網建設高速鉄道網建設 高速鉄道網建設 Market Booms for new High-speed Trains
 Smoking ban in the railway trains of the world

Three major Japanese railway companies think that the smoking car and/or smoking-booth in a train are the superb service to train passengers.

english index tobacco control 日本語

東北新幹線超特急 はやぶさ
2011年3月撮影および執筆 2013年10月加筆
禁煙席ネット主宰 日本タバコフリー学会顧問 医学博士 宮本順伯
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The article was written and photographs were taken in March 2013,
and the Information was added in June 2019, by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.

Railway Travel in the World

Special Note:
 Russia unduly occupies our Northern Territories of Japan.
 Smoke-free hotels in Japan
  Domestic travel in Japan
 Smoke-free should be the minimum standard for the host city in the Olympic.
 WHO: Smoking should be banned in all public spaces.
 World population: seven billion v.s. Declining birth rate in Japan
 Nobody in the earth can destroy the natural beauty of the land.
 Stop merging war criminals and war victims at Yasukuni Shrine.
 Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.

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