Japan: The passenger operator unveiled the first train with a top speed of 300 km/h. Its Tsubasa commercial operation is scheduled for the spring of 2024.
USA: A $1.7 bln option would allow the manufacturer to expand the contract with the MTA to supply 1,175 metro cars. At the same time, Kawasaki announced that the delivery of the first trains was delayed by 1.5 years.
Japan: As the tests of the E956 series train are completed, Takeshi Matsunuma, Editor-in-Chief of Toyo Keizai, reviewed the high-speed train prototypes that have been produced since the early 1990s.
USA: The Japanese manufacturer claimed that it will acquire technology to automatically measure the wheelsets of the 7000-series trains, which make up about 60% of the USA capital’s metro fleet and are now out of service.