Press Release

May 16, 2011
  • Air & Transportation

Achievement Status of the "Countermeasures against Shinkansen Railway Noise above 75dB" for Tohoku-Joetsu Shinkansen

May 16, 2011

In response to the completion of the "Countermeasures against 75dB" targeting Tohoku-Joetsu Shinkansen that was planned based upon the "Countermeasures against Shinkansen Super Express Railway Noise above 75dB" requested to the concerned governmental agencies by the MOE in May 2006, noise levels were measured for the selected 71 measurement points among the target sections in order to find out the achievement status of the "Countermeasures against 75dB". As a result, the noise level is below 75dB at all measurement points.

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