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  1. Catch the dash out from station

    Catch the dash out from station

    This train is Limited express WAKASHIO operated by JR-East series 255. Series 255 dash out from Oami station, Sotobo line and I catch that's moment. There is a uphill from the station, so driver makes full powered acceleration. Photo: 3rd,Jan.2009, Oami sta., JR Sotobo line, Chiba pref., Japan
  2. JR Toke Sta.

    JR Toke Sta.

    This is Toke station in JR Sotobo line. It's a unique design in JR-East lines.
  3. JR Minami-hashimoto Sta.

    JR Minami-hashimoto Sta.

    This is Minami-hashimoto station in JR Sagami line. It's a one of the typical contemporary design in JR-East lines.
  4. JR Umi-shibaura Sta.

    JR Umi-shibaura Sta.

    This is Umi-shibaura station in JR Tsurumi line. It's a very famous station in JR-East lines. Here is the Tokyo-bay and Tsurumi-tsubasa bridge is over there.
  5. JR Mitake Sta.

    JR Mitake Sta.

    This is JR Mitake station in Ome line. It's a very famous station in JR lines.
  6. JR Matoba station

    JR Matoba station

    This is Matoba station in JR Kawagoe line. It's a one of the typical legacy design in JNR lines.
  7. Heat haze !

    Heat haze !

    In summer daytime, the heat haze is shimmering upon all tracks. (it's fine, not cloudy) The train is JR-East series 209, 10 cars (the length of train is about 200m). Here are 3 main line and 6 tracks, Shonan-shinjyuku/Yokosuka line, Tokaido line and Keihin-tohoku line. Jul. 26th, 2008...
  8. Shinkansen at Tokyo station (JR-East) in snow, #3

    Shinkansen at Tokyo station (JR-East) in snow, #3

    Super express Hayate arrives to Tokyo in snowing. Hayate flew to Tokyo from Hachinohe, 631.9km in the snow.
  9. Shinkansen at Tokyo station (JR-East) in snow, #2

    Shinkansen at Tokyo station (JR-East) in snow, #2

    Tokyo station for Shinkansen is made up of two parts. A part of JR-Central is for Tokaido Shinkansen, another part of JR-East is for Tohoku/Akita/Yamagata Shinkansen and Jyoetsu/Hokuriku Shinkansen. The admission ticket is valid for both stations, so I go to the part of JR-East, also. The...
  10. Shinkansen at Tokyo station (JR-Central) in snow, #1

    Shinkansen at Tokyo station (JR-Central) in snow, #1

    I went to the Tokyo station aim at the Shinkansen in snow. There was few Railfan and some tourist who take a photo in commemoration of their travel, because it was very cold. The color combination of Series 300, 700 and N700 is the blue stripe based on the white body. Therefore they draw the...
  11. Aim at Omiya station in snow #4

    Aim at Omiya station in snow #4

    I take this shot aim at the contrast with white and black worlds. EH200 (locomotive of JR Freight) leads the freight train and get through under the artificial ground of Omiya station. There is a shopping center, "ecute" and the shopper is passenger of JR.
  12. Aim at Omiya station in snow #3

    Aim at Omiya station in snow #3

    I went to the Omiya station many times in four seasons. Although, I have no experience it's in snowing. The color scheme of block pattern for series 185 EMU is not popular with Railfan in Japan. But, I think the snow makes a good combination with series 185 EMU.
  13. Aim at Omiya station in snow #2

    Aim at Omiya station in snow #2

    I shot this scene from the top car of the train (series E231) going to Omiya. It looks not white but little blue. The reason is a window of heat-wave-resistant glass and the snow.
  14. Aim at Omiya station in snow #1

    Aim at Omiya station in snow #1

    The local train of the Tohoku line arrives to Ueno in snowing. I go to the Omiya station by this train. (Series E231, return to Utsunomiya from Ueno)
  15. Limited express HOKUTOSEI

    Limited express HOKUTOSEI

    JR-East and JR-Hokkaido operate Limited express HOKUTOSEI from Ueno to Sapporo. (1207.9km, 16hours 28minutes) the train is leaded by EF81 (ED79, DD51) and the passenger car (sleeping car) is series 24. HOKUTOSEI means "Big Dipper" in Japanese. (the constellation) Ueno 16:50 --...
  16. Aim at the blue train in snow, #4

    Aim at the blue train in snow, #4

    I chase for the blue train and catch the deadhead train to Shinagawa depot from Tokyo station. This shot is the blue train in the white world...
  17. Aim at the blue train in snow, #3

    Aim at the blue train in snow, #3

    It's a most heavy snowing in the day. The train becomes a white man in the white world.... EF6653 leads Limited express FUJI/HAYABUSA for Tokyo.
  18. Aim at the blue train in snow, #2

    Aim at the blue train in snow, #2

    Here is the best scenic point for the office centers in Tokyo. It was very snowing, so there were only white world. I wish to take a photo of legacy series 201, so wait for two trains. But series 201 was not coming, only rookie seiries E233...
  19. Aim at the blue train in snow, #1

    Aim at the blue train in snow, #1

    On Feb. 3rd, 2008, it was snowing in Tokyo metroplitan area. Aim at the blue train in the line of Tokaido, I was waiting for a rapid train of Chuo line in Shinjyuku. Super View ODORIKO (JR Series 251) arrives to Shinjyuku in snowing.
  20. Form up at Tabata

    Form up at Tabata

    Locomotives formed up at JR Tabata engine house. It's not for the exhibition. Jul. 15th, 2000, Tabata, Kita ward. Tokyo, Japan --------------------------------------------------------- JR East EF651100 JR East EF8186 JR Freight EF65506 JR Freight EF651069 JR Freight...




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