### Bullet Train: Coriolis Force

The Japanese Shinkansen train (bullet train) zips from Tokyo to Osaka (both at approximately $$35^{\circ}N$$) at a speed of $$185\text{ }km\text{ }h^{-1}$$. In the design of the train and tracks, do you think that engineers had to worry about Earth’s rotation?

SourceCushman-Roisin and Beckers: Physical problems 2-2.

From Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia.