Japan's Bullet Train: High Speed Rail Lessons for the Hunter

General Manager of Central Japan Rail, Bullet Train managers visits the Hunter.

Gen Okajima General Manager of Central Japan Railway Company visited the Hunter to explain the benefits that the world-renowned Shinkansen (Bullet Train) high speed rail system brought to Japan and its regions and how these benefits could translate to the Hunter region.

Download Mr Okajima's presentation

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View the ABC News story http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-10-10/japan-spruiks-benefits-of-bullet-train-for-newcastle/5013216

Dowload the 1233 ABC Radio interview

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View the NBN News story http://www.nbnnews.com.au/index.php/2013/10/10/166119/

View the Newcastle Herald story http://www.theherald.com.au/story/1415277/bite-the-bullet-japan-keen-to-introduce-its-train/

View the Daily Telegraph story

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