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  1. EMU manufactured in 1913, Nade6141

    EMU manufactured in 1913, Nade6141

    Nade6141 is EMU, manufactured in 1913 and revived by JNR Oi factory in 1987. The model nade6110 was operated in JNR yamanote line. The pantograph is not original, original is the pole.
  2. Silent EMU, ODAKYU series 3000

    Silent EMU, ODAKYU series 3000

    This EMU is ODAKYU series 3000, aims to silent running.
  3. Hoki10000, Taiheiyo cement

    Hoki10000, Taiheiyo cement

    This is hopper for coal, model Hoki10000. In Japan, standard color of freight car is black except container and private car (=owner is not JR Freight) has company trade mark and logo. This Hoki10000 was manufactured before 1994 (attached photo is in 2002), sponsored by Chichibu cement...
  4. Super Hakucho, JR Series 789

    Super Hakucho, JR Series 789

    This train is Limited Express Super Hakucho bound for Hakodate (Hokkaido pref.) via Tsugaru channel under the sea from Hachinohe (Aomori pref.). The EMU is JR series 789.
  5. Chichibu railway C58363

    Chichibu railway C58363

    This train is PALEO express leads by C58363 in Chichibu railway. The photo was shot by my son, age 6 (in 2002), by Fujiflim Finepix 4700, used with permission.
  6. ENODEN series 1100

    ENODEN series 1100

    ENODEN is a famous railway in Japan. Series 1100 runs Yuigahama shore, island in background is Enoshima.
  7. Hakonetozan railway

    Hakonetozan railway

    This train crimbs 80 0/00 and 3 switchbacks from Odawara to Gohra. Vertical drop is over 500 meters !
  8. Royal engine, JR EF5861

    Royal engine, JR EF5861

    This is the Royal engine, JR EF5861. EF5861 leads royal train and special train in JR lines. JR model EF58 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Type1: EF581 to EF5859, EF5862 to EF58175 Type2: EF5860 to EF5861 Manufactured: 1946, 1951-1958 Purpose...
  9. Metro Ginza line

    Metro Ginza line

    Ginza line is the first subway in Japan. This EMU is Metro series 01.
  10. Plates of Koppel #2 in Japan

    Plates of Koppel #2 in Japan

    These plates mounted in Koppel #2. Koppel #2 manufactured in 1911 and operated in KUBIKI railway untill May 1st, 1971. In 1972 JNR (Japan National Railways) had 100 anniversary, so JNR Nagano factory revived Koppel #2 for SEIBU. Currently, SEIBU operates Yamaguchi line by new transporter...
  11. Koppel #2 in Japan

    Koppel #2 in Japan

    This steam locomotive is Koppel #2 in SEIBU Yamaguchi line. Koppel #2 manufactured in 1911 and operated in KUBIKI railway untill May 1st 1971. In 1972 JNR (Japan National Railways) had 100 anniversary, so JNR Nagano factory revived Koppel #2 for SEIBU. Currently, SEIBU operates Yamaguchi...
  12. Signboard of subway museum

    Signboard of subway museum

    This is a signboard of subway museum at kasai in Tokyo metro tozai line. The signboard shows newest EMUs for 9 lines.
  13. muumin, JNR EF55, side2

    muumin, JNR EF55, side2

    This electric locomotive is model JNREF55, nickname is "muumin", this is side2. JNR, Model: EF55 ---------------------------------------------------- EF551 to EF553 Manufactured: 1936 Purpose: Passenger, Express Drive: 2-C-C-1 Current: DC 1500V Output: 1350kW Gross weight...
  14. muumin, JNR EF55, side1

    muumin, JNR EF55, side1

    This electric locomotive is model JNR EF55, nickname is "muumin", this is side1. JNR , Model: EF55 ---------------------------------------------------- EF551 to EF553 Manufactured: 1936 Purpose: Passenger, Express Drive: 2-C-C-1 Current: DC 1500V Output: 1350kW Gross weight...
  15. Mountaineer, JR EF63

    Mountaineer, JR EF63

    These locomotives are mountaineer, model JR EF63. EF63 climbs usui pass in JR Shinetsu line, it's inclination is 33 0/00. Currently, usui pass was disused and alternated by Nagano shinkansen. JR, Model: EF63 ---------------------------------------------------- Type1: EF631 Type2: EF632 to...
  16. Linear motor car at EXPO70

    Linear motor car at EXPO70

    This is a real model for linear motor car at Japan pavillion for EXPO70 in Japan. The train is an ancestor of MAGLEV ! Photo: Aug. 12th, 1970, Senri, Osaka pref. Japan
  17. JR Freight, EF200

    JR Freight, EF200

    EF200-1 is an electric locomotive for high speed, heavy freight train. This colour scheme is standard of JR Freight. JR Freight, Model: EF200 ---------------------------------------------------- Type1: EF200-901 Type2: EF200-1 to 20 Manufactured: 1990, 1992 Purpose: Freight Drive...
  18. Only two !

    Only two !

    This is only two in Japan. DE101156 is diesel locomotive for special train in Sagano scenic railway, purchased from JNR (Japan National Railways) and changed colour scheme.
  19. Only one !

    Only one !

    The engine is only one in Japan. DE101537 is a diesel locomotive for special train in Watarase valley railway, purchased from JNR (Japan National Railways) and changed colour scheme.
  20. New generation series E231, JR East

    New generation series E231, JR East

    This EMU is new generation series E231, developed by JR East. Power controller of series E231 is VVVF (Variable Voltage Variable Frequency) and TIMS (Train Information Management System) monitors and controls the EMU by computers. Series E231 manufactured since 1999, 8 types are operating...


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