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Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Panorama Super Meitetsu Express


Meitetsu Panorama Super, Nagoya Station, Japan

Nagoya Railroad Company Ltd. (aka Meitetsu) is a suburban rail company running out of Nagoya in central Japan.

One of its flagship trains is the Panorama Super Express 1000 (pictured above), which came in to service in 1988.

The Panorama Super Express 1000's top speed is 120 kph when pulling 4 carriages, its normal load.

There are excellent views from the high windows in the front carriage and the train is a work horse on routes to Gifu, Inuyama and Toyohashi from Nagoya.

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