Japan to push technology for U.S. high-speed rail

(Bloomberg News circulated the following story by Bill Koenig on April 30, 2009.)

NEW YORK ó Japanís government will send a Transport Ministry official to promote shinkansen technology to the U.S. to have bullet trains used in a network of high-speed rail lines envisioned by President Barack Obama, Nikkei English News reported, without saying how it obtained the information.

Tokio Kano, a senior vice minister at the Transport Ministry, will visit the U.S. early next month for discussions with U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, Nikkei said.

Thursday, April 30, 2009


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