Maglev shinkansen work at Shinagawa Station shown to media
Jiji -- Nov 26
Central Japan Railway Co., or JR Tokai, showed the media early Saturday underground construction work at Shinagawa Station in Tokyo for its Chuo Shinkansen magnetic levitation ultrahigh-speed train line.

As part of work to construct new platforms some 40 meters underground, an iron girder was installed to replace track ballast and railroad ties that supported a portion of the existing Tokaido Shinkansen bullet train rail tracks.

It will take three years to complete the replacement work for two eastbound and as many westbound maglev train tracks in the new platforms, totaling some 1,550 meters, according to JR Tokai.

The company will construct the new platforms at Shinagawa Station under the platforms of the Tokaido Shinkansen Line.

Iron girders will support the existing Shinkansen train tracks to prepare for the removal of soil under the existing platforms. The installation work started in May.

東京と名古屋を結ぶリニア中央新幹線の始発駅、東京・品川駅の工事現場が25日午前、初めて公開されました。 JR東海は2027年に東京と名古屋を40分で結ぶリニア中央新幹線の開業を目指しています。
News sources: Jiji, ANNnewsCH
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