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This special steam locomotive runs between Kumamoto Station and Hitoyoshi Station on weekends and during long holidays. The nostalgia-filled sight of the steam billowing from the locomotive has captured the hearts of railway fans throughout the country. The interior features a classic, wood-centric design and contains an observation car, lounge, library, and buffet offering light snacks and drinks, not to mention commemorative passes and a photo service. Gaze out the window and take in the scenery as you let the steam locomotive’s pulsing beat reverberate through you.


Kumamoto Prefecture Kagoshima Main Line Kumamoto Station - Heiyatsu Line Hitoyoshi Station (KumamotoArea)

phone 05037861717

1Sunday 1 round trip Go through

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Kumamoto Prefecture Kagoshima Main Line Kumamoto Station - Heiyatsu Line Hitoyoshi Station [ map ]
1Sunday 1 round trip Go through
Irregular holidays (Mid-Nov.-Early Mar. has been closed, and it will be posted on JR Kyushu website for driving Sunday)
[All cars reserved seat, Kumamoto-Hitoyoshi] AdultsOne way 2640yen (fare and seat specified ticket), children 1320 yen
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          Kumamoto Main Areas


          Kumamoto lies in the center of Kyushu, a calm prefecture perfect for easy strolls around the historic center and lazy evenings in the natural hot springs at Kurokawa Onsen. For a slightly more strenuous activity, head to Mount Aso, whose surrounding hills offer hiking opportunities aplenty with views over the active volcano.

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