Mighty Trains: Shinkansen

Season 1: Episode 2

  • 44m
  • HD
  • TV-PG

Japan's Shinkansen is a high-speed legend, a 177 MPH bullet train that has powered the country's economy and thrilled fans for over half a century. Keeping it fast, efficient, and safe is a top priority, but operating through rough terrain and bad weather across one of the most earthquake-prone places on Earth is a major challenge. Join us as we take a 320-mile journey from Tokyo to Osaka aboard this technological marvel, making pit stops along the way to uncover the secrets of the world's busiest high-speed train.