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  1. Bullet on the Broadway

    Bullet on the Broadway

    A baby bullet express races south at 79 mph. The quadruple track mainline at Bayshore is reminiscent of Pennsylvania's "broadway of steel."
  2. Speeding Bullets

    Speeding Bullets

    Caltrain "Baby Bullets" meet each other at the 22nd Street station in San Francisco. Baby Bullets are the hottest trains on the Peninsula. Making only a few limited stops between San Francisco and San Jose, they cut the commute time to just under an hour, much faster than driving...
  3. As The Crow Flies...

    As The Crow Flies...

    A Baby Bullet slowly pulls out of the train wash at Caltrain's new maintenance center in San Jose, CA. I didn't notice the crow in the shot until I got home and took a look on my computer!
  4. JR series E4 Max, Tohoku shinkansen

    JR series E4 Max, Tohoku shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series E4 Max, manufactured since 1999, top operational speed is 240Km/H (149mph). JR East operates Super express Max NASUNO and Max YAMABIKO in JR Tohoku shinkansen line bound for Morioka and Super express Max TOKI in JR Jyoetsu shinkansen line bound for Niigata from Tokyo.
  5. JR series E3 type 3, Yamagata shinkansen

    JR series E3 type 3, Yamagata shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series E3 type3, manufactured since 1997, top operational speed is 275Km/H (171mph). JR East operates Super express TSUBASA in JR Yamagata shinkansen line bound for Shinjyo from Tokyo.
  6. JR series E3 type2, Akita shinkansen

    JR series E3 type2, Akita shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series E3 type2, manufactured since 1992, top operational speed is 275Km/H (171mph). JR East operates Super express KOMACHI in JR Akita shinkansen line bound for Akita from Tokyo.
  7. JR series E2 type1, Hokuriku shinkansen

    JR series E2 type1, Hokuriku shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series E2 type1, manufactured since 1997, top operational speed is 275Km/H (171mph). JR East operates Super express NASUNO and YAMABIKO in JR Tohoku shinkansen line bound for Morioka, Super express ASAMA in JR Hokuriku shinkansen line bound for Nagano and Super express...
  8. JR series E2 type2, Tohoku shinkansen

    JR series E2 type2, Tohoku shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series E2 type2, manufactured since 2002, top operational speed is 275Km/H (171mph). JR East operates Super express YAMABIKO and HAYATE in JR Tohoku shinkansen line bound for Morioka or Hachinohe from Tokyo.
  9. JR series E1 Max, Jyoetsu shinkansen

    JR series E1 Max, Jyoetsu shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series E1 Max, manufactured since 1994, top operational speed is 240Km/H (149mph). JR East operates Super express Max TANIGAWA and Max TOKI in JR Jyoetsu shinkansen line bound for Niigata from Tokyo.
  10. JR series 400, Yamagata shinkansen

    JR series 400, Yamagata shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series 400, manufactured since 1992, top operational speed is 240Km/H (149mph). JR East operates Super express TSUBASA in JR Yamagata shinkansen line bound for Shinjyo from Tokyo.
  11. JR series 200, Tohoku shinkansen

    JR series 200, Tohoku shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series 200 type 3, manufactured since 1999, top operational speed is 245Km/H (152mph). JR East operates Super express NASUNO and YAMABIKO in JR Tohoku shinkansen line bound for Morioka and Super express TANIGAWA and TOKI in JR Jyoetsu shinkansen line bound for Niigata from Tokyo.
  12. JR series N700, Tokaido shinkansen

    JR series N700, Tokaido shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series N700, manufactured since 2006, top operational speed is 300Km/H (187mph). JR Central and West operates Super express NOZOMI in JR Tokaido and Sanyo shinkansen line bound for Shin-osaka or Hakata from Tokyo.
  13. JR series 700, Tokaido shinkansen

    JR series 700, Tokaido shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series 700, manufactured since 1999, top operational speed is 285Km/H (177mph). JR Central and West operates Super express HIKARI and NOZOMI in JR Tokaido and Sanyo shinkansen line bound for Shin-osaka or Hakata from Tokyo.
  14. JR series 500, Tokaido shinkansen

    JR series 500, Tokaido shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series 500, manufactured in 1997, top operational speed is 300Km/H (187mph). JR Central and West operates Super express NOZOMI in JR Tokaido and Sanyo shinkansen line bound for Hakata from Tokyo.
  15. JR series 300, Tokaido shinkansen

    JR series 300, Tokaido shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series 300, manufactured since 1992, top operational speed is 270Km/H (168mph). JR Central and West operates Super express KODAMA and HIKARI in JR Tokaido and Sanyo shinkansen line bound for Shin-osaka or Hakata from Tokyo.
  16. JR series 000, Sanyo shinkansen

    JR series 000, Sanyo shinkansen

    This EMU is JR series 000 type 3, manufactured since 1964 and remodeled since 2002, top operational speed is 220Km/H (137mph). JR West operates Super express West HIKARI and West KODAMA in JR Sanyo shinkansen line bound for Hakata from Shin-osaka.
  17. Departing San Francisco

    Departing San Francisco

    The last Baby Bullet of the morning departs San Francisco. Caltrain's Baby Bullet express trains make the trip to San Jose in under an hour and wear a red and white paint scheme distinct from the rest of the fleet.
  18. Baby Bullet @ Brisbane

    Baby Bullet @ Brisbane

    Caltrain began "baby bullet" express service a couple of years ago. The trains use MP36 locomotives and matching Bombardier coaches in an eye-catching red and white paint scheme. The trains make the San Francisco to San Jose run in just under an hour, competitive with driving.
  19. Shinkansen

    Shinkansen

    South of Tokyo near Odawara Japan
  20. Baby Bullet at San Francisco

    Baby Bullet at San Francisco

    Caltrain Baby bullet Commute waits at San Francisco Station in September 2003.



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