A expanded version of this series with more details, photographs, tables, and reference materials was published as JAPANESE RAILWAY TECHNOLOGY TODAY (230 pp.) by Railway Technical Research Institute and EJRCF on 1 December 2001.

JRTR No.
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1. Railway Construction in Japan
Yukinori Koyama

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2. The Mechanism of Railway Tracks
Shigeru Miura, Hideyuki Takai, Masao Uchida, and Yasuto Fukada

1,672KB
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3. Railway Electric Power Feeding Systems
Yasu Oura, Yoshifumi Mochinaga, and Hiroki Nagasawa

1,103KB
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4. What Drives Electric Multiple Units?
Hiroshi Hata

683KB
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5. How Bogies Work
Isao Okamoto

892KB
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6. Shinkansen Bogies
Isao Okamoto

669KB
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7. Braking Systems
Izumi Hasegawa and Seigo Uchida

309KB
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8. Signalling Systems for Safe Railway Transport
Tetsuo Takashige

320KB
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9. Protecting the Trackside Environment
Tatsuo Maeda

740KB
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10. Minimizing the Effect of Natural Disasters
Tatsuo Noguchi and Toshishige Fujii

1,690KB
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11. Passenger Service Technologies
Koichi Goto

1,510KB
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12. Magnetic Levitation (Maglev) Technologies
  1. Superconducting Maglev Developed by RTRI and JR Central
Kazuo Sawada

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  2. Normal-conducting HSST Maglev
Munenobu Murai and Masao Tanaka

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13. New Types of Guided Transport
Akira Nehashi

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