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Conductors prepare to pull out a traction coupler from the first car... News PhotoCar,High Speed Train,Horizontal,Human Interest,Japan,Osaka Prefecture,Preparation,ShinkansenPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2013 The Asahi ShimbunSETTSU, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 27: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Conductors prepare to pull out a traction coupler from the first car of a Shinkansen bullet train on November 27, 2013 in Settsu, Osaka, Japan. In preparation for the ever-present threat of a powerful temblor disrupting Shinkansen service, more than 1,000 people participated in an emergency drill conducted by Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) at its Torikai base for bullet trains. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)