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JR EAST Technical Review No.8-Summer 2006

We published this JR East Technical Review to provide information of our R&D. We expect more people be informed about the characteristics of our R&D, and thereby to encourage people to suggest how the progress can be made if new technologies are applied at our R&D efforts.
Special edition theme
Towards the Creation of Shinkansen High-Speed Technology
CONTENTS [Laborsaving, Cost Reduction]
Special feature article
Challenge of Fastech 360
- Aiming for Additional Evolution of the Shinkansen -

Director General, Technology Planning Dept.
and Research & Development Center East Japan Railway Company

Takashi Endo
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Topics
Outline of Shinkansen High-speed Test Train Type E955(FASTECH360Z)
Advanced Railway System Development Center,
Research and Development Center of JR East Group

Masahiko Horiuchi
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Special edition paper
Development of high performance main electrical circuit system

Yoshitaka Yasui and Ryosuke Furuta
[PDF/280KB]
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Development of a High Speed Shinkansen Bogie

Hiroyuki Kato, Ken Iwanami, Hiroshi Arai and Koji Asano
[PDF/137KB]
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Reduction of pantograph noise

Takeshi Kurita, Masaaki Hara and Masahiko Horiuchi
[PDF/332KB]
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Countermeasures for noise from the lower car body with sound absorber

Atsushi Ido, Takeshi Kurita and Masahiko Horiuchi
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Initiatives for Enhancing Riding Comfort

Ken Iwanami, Hiroyuki Kato and Koji Asano
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Model Experiment for an Improved Tunnel Entrance Hood

Yasumasa Takakuwa and Shin-ichiro Nozawa
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Development of Method for Improving Overhead Line Equipment for Implementation of Stable Current Collection at High Speed

Kunio Ikeda
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Special edition theme
Aiming for Additional Evolution of the Shinkansen
CONTENTS
The outline of 12th R&D symposium
" Aiming for Additional Evolution of the Shinkansen "
 
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Special feature article
High Speed Trains - a Second Golden Age for Railways?
Chief Editor (Currently Consultant Editor), Railway Gazette International.

Murray Hughes
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Interpretive article
Expectations and Prospects for the Next Generation Shinkansen R&D symposium panel discussion

Panelists:
Professor, Center for Collaborative Research and Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo
Yoshihiro Suda
Professor, Faculty of System Design, Tokyo Metropolitan University Director, Design Advisor, A&F Corporation
Tetsuo Fukuda
Representative Director, President, Max Wald Institute Co., Ltd.
Masako Yokoyama

Coordinator:
Takashi Endo
Director General, Technology Planning Dept. and Research & Development Center, East Japan Railway Company
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We are looking forward for many suggestions and advices. If you have any further questions about the JR East Technical Review, please feel free to contact us.
For Inquiries:
E-mail:tech-review2@jreast.co.jp
Editors of JR East Technical Review
Technology and Planning Department
East Japan Railway Company
2-2 Yoyogi 2cho-me, Sibuya-ku Tokyo 151-8578, Japan
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