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Shinkansen in the snow

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bill937ca

Sprinkler in operation, a form of de-icing?

 

Video by  Dr.YELLOW movie by charonzoom

 

 

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bill937ca

Another video by the same author from 2018.

 

 

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cteno4

Yes sprinklers to melt snow on the tracks and help ice from then forming on the trains as well due to snow getting on the trains undersides from tracks.

 

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Sacto1985

That system of sprinklers to melt the ice on the tracks was developed to a very high level on the Jōetsu and Tōhoku Shinkansen lines when they opened in 1982. 

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