Ultra luxurious Japanese train unveiled

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“Japan is not a large country, but it is an expansive country - a country with depth” reads the concept statement from the East Japan Railway Company on its latest innovation - the Train Suite Shiki-shima. It's a brand new kind of locomotive that has a top speed of 110kph - a far cry less than the bullet train’s record speed of 603kph. But rather than focus on using magnetic levitation, the Shiki-shima is all about relaxation and style - not velocity. It’s a 10-car sleeper train that’s clearly not made for the budget commuter. It starts at Tokyo’s Ueno station where…

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