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Road & Rail

China’s bullet train network will expand to 35,000km of trackwork by 2020

by Christian Fleetwood

Meanwhile, Sydney’s much-anticipated light rail is still yet to launch, leaving Travel Weekly’s editor to settle for daily bus rides with a surly driver.

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Destinations

Typhoon Hagibis update: More than 50 killed and a third of Hokuriku bullet trains submerged

by Christian Fleetwood

Emergency crews are racing against time to rescue dozens of people unaccounted for, after Japan was ravaged by its most powerful typhoon in decades.

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Road & Rail

Technology

Japan trials the world’s fastest bullet train

Japan has trialled its latest bullet train, which is said to hit 400km/h, while Sydney-siders are still waiting for a new light-rail network.

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News

Japanese bullet train to have foot baths

A new high-speed Japanese train will offer its passengers the option of getting a foot bath or relaxing on a […]

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Destinations

Japan: On the right track

A porpoise-noised Shinkansen bullet train lies dormant on the platform at Tokyo station, resting after its lightning journey from Sendai […]

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