Huge maglev shinkansen emergency exit shaft unveiled in Tokyo
Japan Times -- Nov 29
Huge maglev shinkansen emergency exit shaft unveiled in Tokyo

Central Japan Railway Co. unveiled a massive emergency exit to the media Wednesday in Tokyo as part of its maglev ultrahigh-speed train line, currently under construction.

JR東海は28日、東京都品川区に建設中のリニア中央新幹線「北品川非常口」の内部を報道関係者に公開した。リニアは2027年に品川―名古屋間の約286キロが開業予定。直径約36メートル、深さ約90メートルの「立て坑」で地上とつながる非常口はリニア車両が走るトンネルの掘削工事の拠点。
News sources: Japan Times, Kyodo
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