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Maglev tunnel makes breakthrough

TOKYO, Oct 14 (News On Japan) –
Diggers have damaged via the Chuo Shinkansen’s fundamental tunnel of the futuristic maglev line for the primary time since excavation started in March final 12 months.

The Minami-Koma Tunnel, situated in Fujikawa Town, Yamanashi Prefecture, is the primary fundamental line tunnel of the Chuo Shinkansen to be excavated, with a complete size of 710 meters and 13 meters broad.

Around 160 spectators, together with the Mayor of Fujikawa Town and people concerned within the building, gathered on Friday to witness the second mild shone via the tunnel.

The Chuo Shinkansen is scheduled to journey at a most pace of 500 km/h and traverse from Shinagawa Station to Nagoya Station in roughly 40 minutes.

Shizuoka Prefecture, nonetheless, has but to approve the graduation of building alongside their part, making the goal of a 2027 opening unlikely.

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