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Table 3 List of Shinkansens with Development Plan already made, Source: MLIT

From: Japan’s transport planning at national level, natural disasters, and their interplays

Base plan Name Origin Via Destination Length[km] Status
N/A Tokaido-Sanyo Tokyo Osaka Fukuoka 1069 In full operation
1st Narita Tokyo - Narita Airport 65 Discontinued
Joetsu Tokyo Takasaki Niigata 270* In full operation
Tohoku (southern part) Tokyo Sendai Morioka 675 In full operation
2nd Tohoku (northern part) Morioka Hachinohe Aomori 179 In full operation
Hokkaido Aomori Hakodate, Sapporo Asahikawa 360 Partly in full operation; partly under construction; partly only listed in Based Plans
Hokuriku Tokyo Kanazawa Osaka 491* Partly in full operation; partly under construction; partly in planning
Kyushu-Kagoshima Fukuoka Kumamoto Kagoshima 257 In full operation
3rd Kyushu-Nagasaki Fukuoka Takeo Nagasaki 90* Under construction
4th Chuo (Maglev) Tokyo Nagoya Osaka c.a. 500 In planning
Other 10 routes N/A N/A N/A c.a. 3000 Only with Base Plans
Total - - - - c.a. 7000 -
  1. *Overlapping parts with other lines are excluded