Fastest Bullet Train Ever Unveiled

Nn20070702a3aThe new bullet train Type N700, which goes from Tokyo to Osaka in 2 hours and 25 minutes, was unveiled today at Shinagawa Station. That’s five minutes faster than the previous record holder, and probably the fastest train in the whole world.

POP QUIZ:
Does anyone know how many miles it is from Tokyo to Osaka?

First person to find out, calculate the speed of this train, and leave it in the comments will get a prize from the Mango stash! (I’m just too lazy to do the math right now!) Don’t forget to leave a source so I can fact-check you.