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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Bullet train

All time
# peace and quiet
Ireland settle into 'isolated' life out of spotlight before clash with Japan
Joe Schmidt’s squad travelled by bullet train to Shizuoka yesterday.
# warming relations
India is set to get its first bullet train thanks to Japan
A 500km journey will be cut from eight hours to just over two hours when services start.
# hot and heavy
JVDF ready to do without scrum cap again as Ireland board bullet train
The flanker reckons it’s around 15 years since he played without headgear, but the heat in New Jersey and Japan has forced a change.
# Toyko
Man sets himself alight on Japanese bullet train
Several other passengers had to be treated for smoke inhalation
# Japan
These workers can clean an entire bullet train in seven minutes
Take a break and have a look.
# China
China accused of cover up after fatal high-speed rail collision
Meanwhile, Japanese media reports that a train company wrote to China expressing concerns over trains being driven above recommended max speeds.
# China
At least 32 dead as bullet trains collide in China
Two carriages of one of the trains fell off a bridge in Zhejiang Province following the collision, in which one train ran into the back of another. Many of the injured have been taken to hospital.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In today’s fix: Police say there are unexploded bombs in Oslo as the search for bodies continues on Utoya… and RIP Amy Winehouse.