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  1. In conjunction with Kudamatsu City promoting itself as a manufacturing city, Hitachi demonstrated a rare daylight road haulage of a class 800 bodyshell destined for the U.K. along public streets. https://youtube.com/watch?v=9MSUAGrNX7U
  2. Of possible interest to members in Japan. Topics to be covered: the Hitachi IEP class 800 project team, steel wheel production, twilight express mizukaze and how bathtub water won't spill in a train, JR Freight and its on-time record of 94%. Next Saturday from 9pm on BS3 (satellite) domestic only. Repeat broadcast of the previous episode (originally broadcast last March) will be on same day from 11am. http://www.nhk.or.jp/docudocu/program/9999/1623466/index.html
  3. News about the shipping industry but connected with railcar exports. http://www.hellenicshippingnews.com/kawasaki-kisen-sets-sail-as-train-car-shipper/
  4. Official video, this shows the unit running under diesel power: Test run under electric power between Reading and Didcot, at speeds up to 200km/h. This is the first time a train has run using the newly installed catenary: http://www.railwaygazette.com/news/infrastructure/single-view/view/electric-test-train-runs-on-great-western-main-line.html
  5. Being towed through a station. *why aren't there more videos of this, given the number of enthusiasts in the UK? If this was Japan, you would probably have three or four video versions of the same train at the same location/time, by different people.
  6. For forum members in Japan, you may want to tune into the TV Tokyo program "Miraiseiki Jipangu", Monday 10pm. The program topic will be Japanese export trains. The one hour program will be divided into three parts: 1.Thailand- old blue train rolling stock and SL. Bangkok Metro rolling stock built by Jtrec. 2.UK- Class 395 and IEP. 3.USA- DC metro and KHI, New York subway interior design by Japanese. http://www.tv-tokyo.co.jp/zipangu/
  7. NHK news report: http://youtu.be/E8Jaxq2LblQ
  8. Mock-ups of the interiors of these units. Starting from 1:55 a brief video of the frames being built at Hitachi Kasado, and a still shot of a carbody. http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/update/2014-05-28/trains-of-the-future-unveiled-for-the-thames-valley/
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