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For comparison, Japan’s bullet trains can reach max speeds of 375 mph, and that’s at standard air pressures.
Some offered to build a bullet train or a Hyperloop (Elon Musk's superfast tube transportation system), while others offered as much as $7 billion in tax incentives.
Citizens are also venting against the Central government's plan for a $17-billion bullet train -- India's first - which would run from the city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat state into Mumbai.
Travelers can get between the cities even more quickly on the 15-minute bullet train between Shin-Osaka Station and Kyoto Station.
Amazon has no shortage of suitors, with cities – at times in painfully pun-laden language – attempting to woo the company with tax incentives, shovel-ready development sites and, in one case, a brand-new bullet train.
From there, the Trans-Siberian Railway will go directly to Hokkaido, which is about four hours from Tokyo via bullet train.
While Japan's bullet trains can reach speeds of 200 mph, Amtrak's fastest trains can only go 150 mph on short sections of track.
Last year Japan extended its famous Shinkansen bullet train system to Sapporo, now just over four hours by rail from Tokyo, comparable to going from the city center to the airport and flying.
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