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From the Japanese for "new trunk line", the system on which Japan's high speed (sometimes called "bullet") trains operate and the trains, sometimes referred to as "Superexpress", that run on this network.

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Stopovers on Shinkansen services?

I'm planning a Hakodate-Tokyo journey this summer after the Hokkaido Shinkansen opens, but it's a four-hour journey even on the fastest service and I'd like to take a break, stretch my legs and eat ...