Bullet Train

  • Want to watch the best part of the Watchmen without going to see it?

    I’m still on the fence about the Watchmen, but I was fairly impressed by the opening credits. I actually think it was the best part of the movie. Heh. Anyway, if you’re interested then check it out. Read More

  • Japan gets another super-fast bullet train

    Japan’s Shinkansen bullet trains, which are said to be among the best trains in the world, get an upgrade. Major railway operator JR East has today announced a new Shinkansen version [JP, PDF] that will enter service in 2011. Video of the train (a model of it) after the jump. Read More

  • High-speed internet on high-speed trains

    Shinkansen by Bistrosavage When I was in Sweden last year, I enjoyed the fact that the rail service taking me from Malmö to Linköping offered WiFi on the trains, utilizing a combination of satellite, 3G and GSM for the uplink. I didn’t end up using it, choosing instead to sleep, but it was a reassuring feeling to know that I could Twitter my heart out should the feeling strike me in… Read More