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“🚅” meaning: bullet train, shinkansen Emoji

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🚅Meaning and Description

A type of motor vehicle 🚄, named after its shape resembling a bullet. The appearance of the bullet is to reduce air resistance and is very fast. It represents bullet trains, or rides in trains.

💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 🚅 is bullet train, it is related to bullet, railway, shinkansen, speed, train, it can be found in emoji category: "🚌 Travel & Places" - "⛽ transport-ground".

Wikipedia: 🚅 Shinkansen
The Shinkansen (Japanese: 新幹線, pronounced [ɕiŋkaꜜɰ̃seɴ], lit. ''new trunk line''), colloquially known in English as the bullet train, is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan. Initially, it was built to connect distant Japanese regions with Tokyo, the capital, to aid economic growth and development. Beyond long-distance travel, some sections around the largest metropolitan areas are used as a commuter rail network. It is operated by five Japan Railways Group companies. Over the Shinkansen's 50-plus-year history, carrying over 10 billion passengers, there has been not a single passenger fatality or injury due to train accidents.Starting with the Tōkaidō Shinkansen (515.4 km, 320.3 mi) in 1964, the network has expanded to currently consist of 2,764.6 km (1,717.8 mi) of lines with maximum speeds of 240–320 km/h (150–200 mph), 283.5 km (176.2 mi) of Mini-Shinkansen lines with a maximum speed of 130 km/h (80 mph), and 10.3 km (6.4 mi) of spur lines with Shinkansen services. The network presently links most major cities on the islands of Honshu and Kyushu, and Hakodate on northern island of Hokkaido, with an extension to Sapporo under construction and scheduled to commence in March 2031. The maximum operating speed is 320 km/h (200 mph) (on a 387.5 km section of the Tōhoku Shinkansen). Test runs have reached 443 km/h (275 mph) for conventional rail in 1996, and up to a world record 603 km/h (375 mph) for SCMaglev trains in April 2015.The original Tōkaidō Shinkansen, connecting Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka, three of Japan's largest cities, is one of the world's busiest high-speed rail lines. In the one-year period preceding March 2017, it carried 159 million passengers, and since its opening more than five decades ago, it has transported more than 5.6 billion total passengers. At peak times, the line carries up to 13 trains per hour in each direction with 16 cars each (1,323-seat capacity and occasionally additional standing passengers) with a minimum headway of three minutes between trains. Japan's Shinkansen network had the highest annual passenger ridership (a maximum of 353 million in 2007) of any high-speed rail network until 2011, when the Chinese high-speed railway network surpassed it at 370 million passengers annually, reaching over 1.7 billion annual passengers in 2017. 🔗 Shinkansen
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🔸 This new type of 🚅 sits much more comfortable than a green leather train!
🔸 Bullet trains are called Shinkansen🚅 in Japan. They started in 1964 in time for the Tokyo Olympics.

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Emoji: 🚅
Shortname: bullet train
Apple Name: high-speed train with bullet nose
Known as: Shinkansen
Codepoint: U+1F685 Copy
Shortcode: :bullettrain_front: Copy
Decimal: ALT+128645
Unicode Version: 6.0 (2010-10-11)
Emoji Version: 1.0 (2015-06-09)
Categories: 🚌 Travel & Places
Sub Categories: ⛽ transport-ground
Keywords: bullet | railway | shinkansen | speed | train

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