• Rolling Stock

    The rolling stock for California High Speed Rail will combine the proven technologies and features of the Shinkansen ... »

  • Signaling & Traffic Control System

    The sophisticated signaling and traffic control systems of the Shinkansen system has earned it a world-wide reputation for safe and ... »

  • Power Supply & Overhead Catenary System

    The AC 25kV electric power for the trains is supplied from substations located along the tracks to all trains through an overhead catenary system ... »

  • Communications

    The communication system transmits voice, images and data between railroad operators and passengers over the entire line of ... »

  • Earthquake Safety

    Early Earthquake Detection System
    On the JR East Shinkansen, seismometers are installed at many locations ... »

  • Operation

    The JR East high-speed rail network extends out in five directions from Tokyo, and the traffic volumes differ from section to section ... »

  • Maintenance

    Proper maintenance is the key to ensure safe and reliable operation of high-speed rail ... »

Constituent Companies

  • Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • Nippon Sharyo, Ltd.
  • Hitachi, Ltd.
  • Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Sumitomo Corporation
  • East Japan Railway Company (JR East)


Sept 04, 2013 "J-C HSRC NEWS" added.
July 05, 2012 Japan California High Speed Rail Consortium will exhibit at UIC HIGHSPEED 2012.
July 05, 2012 "Japan California High Speed Rail Consortium" official website has been launched.