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Shinkansen series 700
Japan | 1997 | 91 produced
700 series Shinkansen at Nishi-Akashi station in August 2010
700 series Shinkansen at Nishi-Akashi station in August 2010
Takeshi Kuboki
Varianteight-carsixteen-car
General
Built1997-2006
ManufacturerNippon Sharyō, Kawasaki, Hitachi, Kinki Sharyō
Axle config2-2+B-B+B-B+B-B+B-B+B-B+B-B+2-2 2x (2-2+B-B+B-B+B-B+B-B+B-B+B-B+2-2) 
Gauge4 ft 8 1/2 in (Standard gauge)
Seats5711323
Dimensions and Weights
Length671 ft 7 1/16 in1327 ft 9 1/16 in
Fixed wheelbase8 ft 2 7/16 in
Empty weight784,845 lbs1,560,871 lbs
Power
Power sourceelectric - AC
Electric system25,000 V 60 Hz
Top speed177 mph
Engine output8,851 hp (6,600 kW)17,701 hp (13,200 kW)
Power Plant
Boiler
Calculated Values
EMU
high speed train
long distance
last changed: 10 2023
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