Specifications [ N700 Series (Shinkansen) ]
Hitachi; Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI); Kinki Sharyo; Nippon Sharyo
2005 - 2020
27.4m | 89.7 ft
NOTE: May include length of entire train set
(98,564 lb | 49 US Tons)
25 kV 60 Hz AC electrical system accessed via overhead Pantograph.
Engine / Drive Source
56 x 409 horsepower systems.
Traction Motor / Sets
Rated Output Power
(Loco Facing Left)
N700 - Model of 2007; maximum operating speed of 185mph.
N700A - Enhanced traction, acceleration, and deceleration; all N700 sets brought up to A-model standard since.
N700S - Model of 2019; formal operations began in mid-2020.
Customers / Operators:
JR Central; JR Kyushu; JR-West
NOTE: Includes both past and present