September 19, 08
Kawasaki Unveils a New 217mph Super Bullet Train for Japan

Kawasaki Heavy Industries has unveiled the design concept for the efSET, a 217 mph high speed train which it is developing to compete in the global export market.

The basic design of the Environmentally Friendly Super Express Train will be completed by March 2009, with engineering verification to be completed by March 2010.

The introduction of Kawasaki’s new high-speed train will give Japan the most technologically advanced and efficient passenger rail system in the World. The speedy slick new trains will set a new standard with a lightweight aerodynamic body to minimise noise and vibration, and will be equipped with regenerative braking.