Testing Stations and Centers

Wind Tunnel

  • RTRI has a large-scale low noise wind tunnel, which claims low-noise performance of 75 dB in 300 km/h operation and high wind velocity characteristics up to 400 km/h.

Snow Testing

  • Shiozawa snow testing station performs a range of tests and analyses on the phenomena of snow/icing and disaster prevention measures.

Civil Engineering Testing

  • Hino civil engineering testing station is promoting research and development into track structures that reduce noise, vibration and maintenance costs.

Anti-Salt Testing

  • RTRI is promoting the development of damage-proof trolley wire materials and tests/researches to prevent salt damage on feeding wires.