Wikipedia's term "Shinkansen" points out that "(Safety record) During the Shinkansen's 48-year history, nearly 7 billion-passenger history, there have been no passenger fatalities due to derailments or collisions, despite frequent earthquakes and typhoons."
Click to check out the wiki term:http://en.wikipedia....wiki/Shinkansen Since Wiki offers instant update that is often accurate
, we've decided to adopt the data. Unexpectedly, someone searched out the following information from Chinese media sina that ran like this: Weird wind blows over Japanese Shinkansen express train: 4 dead 33 injuured
Tokyo (Xinhua News Agency) December 26 (2005) On the night of December 25, Japanese Shinkansen express train Rice Ears 14 (稻穗14号) was attacked by a strange wind when the train entered Yamagata Prefecture (山形县) of northern Japan and derailed. Four were killed, 33 wounded.
Click to check out the news in Chinese:http://news.sina.com...37827091s.shtml
I don't know Japanese language, which led to the difficulty of googling in Japanese. So we are not certain whether the sina message is true or not, or whether the Wiki term Shinkansen (safty record) has made a mistake.
Your help will be much appreciated.