The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan together with Isetan The Japan Store has launched an exhibition on the Japanese High Speed Rail Shinkansen at the Lot 10 Shopping Centre.
The exhibition which is taking floor on the 1st floor of Isetan The Japan Store will run until 23rd November 2017 from 11am to 9pm daily.
The highlight of the exhibition is the first KATO Diorama Exhibition in Malaysia.
Go on a journey with the Shinkansen through realistic towns, homes and landscapes. The The elaborate diorama (a model representing a scene with three-dimensional figures in minature) has been constructed with the utmost detail by skilled craftsmen, a sight to behold!
Shinkansen is the term used to describe the high-speed rail in Japan meaning “new trunk line” Sometimes referred to as “super express” services, Shinkansen trains mostly run on dedicated tracks and stop only at major stations.
They are operated by Japan Railways (JR) Group of Companies and feature some of the fastest and safest trains in the world, traveling at up to 320 kilometers per hour. The iconic aesthetic of the Shinkansen trains symbolizes a reverence for engineering design and natural beauty that is one of the hallmarks of Japanese culture. With the high-speed train project between Malaysia and Singapore set to be realized soon, the exhibition is aimed at creating awareness and knowledge of the exciting Shinkansen.
The exhibition is aimed to let the visitors to learn more about;
1) Outstanding Safety Features
2) How it will Benefit the Economic Growth of Malaysia
3) How it can contribute to the local industries and
4) How it can improve people’s life