Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accompanied by his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, traveled to Kobe on Saturday by Shinkansen, the country’s famous high-speed train, whose speed ranges from 240 km / h to 320 km / h. “On our way to Kobe with PM @AbeShinzo. We are aboard the Shinkansen bullet train,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted with photos of himself in conversation with his Japanese counterpart.
The two prime ministers boarded the train with their respective delegations from Tokyo and after arriving in Kobe they will be at the Kawasaki Heavy Industries facility, where the high speed trains are manufactured.
In Friday’s joint statement, Shinzo Abe said Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself would see the Shinkansen train technology as the safest in the world.
One of the most important features of the super-fast train is that for most of its journey, the train makes contact with the ground, but hovers a few inches above as it travels through the air with charged magnets. electrically on both sides of the track. Just like in flights, its wheels go up when it reaches a good speed.
On Friday, the two leaders signed the civilian nuclear deal between India and Japan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after signing the agreement, said: “Our strategic partnership is not only for the good and security of our own societies. It also brings peace, stability and balance to the region. Prime Minister Modi added: “I would like to thank Prime Minister Abe for supporting India’s accession to the Nuclear Suppliers Group.