Friday, February 5, 2010

Four O'Clock Factoid: Faster than a Speeding Bullet

Four O'Clock Factoid is a daily feature on Track Twenty-Nine helping to get you through the workday with a bit of useless knowledge.

On October 1, 1964, the first modern high speed rail line in the world opened, Japan's Tokaido Shinkansen. The line, which connects Tokyo to Osaka, a distance of 320 miles, in 2h25. It is the most heavily traveled high-speed rail line in the world, having carried over 4.5 billion passengers since its opening.

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kenf said...