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World speed record in narrow gage, JNR series 151

On Jul. 31st 1959 JNR tried World speed record in narrow gage (1067mm) by series 151 EMU. In Tokaido line, between Shimada and Fujieda, series 151 runs 163km/h. In honor of world speed record, JNR attached plates to the car Kuha151-3 and Kuha151-4.

Oct. 1st, 1964, Tokaido shinkansen opened and series 151 remodel to series 181 for operation as Limited express ASAMA, AZUSA and TOKI.

This car is the World speed record holder. (Series181)
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