US HIGH SPEED RAIL ASSOCIATION

21st Century Transportation for America

HIGH SPEED RAIL - JAPAN
 

Japan's HSR Network
 
Japan was the first country to build high speed rail starting in 1964, and has continued to expand and perfect their system ever since.  During the past 50 years, their high speed system has carried more than 9 billion passengers efficiently and safely without a single fatality. 

 

 
High Speed Rail USA vs. Japan 

USA and Japan at same scale