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  1. Spydarman

    4K Tokyo Yurikamome Line (Automated Guideway Transport) - Cab View

    Hello everyone, Thank you for all of your kind and amazing support for my previous video post of the Yamanote Train Line! I've created another one that shows off the beautiful scenery seen on the Yurikamome Line (Automoated Guideway Transport - not technically a train), that has a route in and...
  2. Spydarman

    4K Tokyo Monorail Haneda Airport Line - Cab View

    Happy New Year everyone! All the best to everyone in this group for 2022! Here is the latest video I've made riding the Tokyo Monorail Haneda Airport Line. The entire line services 11 stations from Hamamatsucho (downtown Tokyo) to Haneda Airport. It takes about 30 minutes to travel from the...
  3. Spydarman

    Tokyo Train Video - Complete Yamanote Line Cab Ride

    Hello everyone, Just introduce myself, I'm from Winnipeg, Canada. (Where the name Winnie the Pooh comes from 😀). I've been living in Tokyo for 10 years and have loved the train culture here. I've started taking some videos of trains and train riding, which I'd like to share with...
  4. Going to the tunnel in the Tokyo bay!

    Going to the tunnel in the Tokyo bay!

    The blue train is going to the tunnel in the Tokyo bay. I compose this picture from 2 photos. The background part is TOKYO-Monorail line with ship. The blue train is Limited express FUJI/HAYABUSA.
  5. THE new MATRIX world

    THE new MATRIX world

    Here's THE new MATRIX world! The new subway line, Fukutoshin line opened on Jun. 14th, 2008. There are 13 subway lines and the total length is 312.4Km (194.2mile) in the Tokyo metropolitan area. METRO Chiyoda line: 24.0Km, Kita-ayase - Ayase - Otemachi - Yoyogi-uehara METRO Fukutoshin...
  6. Tokyo monorail DE-33

    Tokyo monorail DE-33

    This MOW car is Tokyo monorail DE-33. DE-33 has diesel engine for power cut hours in the night, non-service.
  7. Switch for monorail

    Switch for monorail

    This switch is three way type for monorail. Steel block in the left hand moves to each way.
  8. TODEN line #24

    TODEN line #24

    The tram car is 6214 operated in TODEN line #24 bound for Sudacho from Fukujin-bashi. The bridge is Azuma-bashi over Sumida river. A building in the right-hand is Matsuya department store. TOBU Asakusa station locates inside of the building. (=Matsuya) Sep. 23rd, 1972, Asakusa, Taito ward...
  9. TODEN line #16

    TODEN line #16

    The tram car is 7083 operated in TODEN line #16 bound for Kinshicho from Otsuka. 7083 manufactured on Sep. 26th, 1956 and remodeled on Dec. 5th, 1977 into 7027 (New series 7000) for TOEI Arakawa line. A pickup truck in the right is DATSUN. Jan. 4th, 1971, Otsuka-tsujimachi (=Shin-otsuka)...
  10. TODEN Yanagishima barn

    TODEN Yanagishima barn

    TODEN is the tramcar operated by Tokyo metropolitan government bureau of transportation. In 1967, 41 TODEN lines (300km, 186miles) were operated in the Tokyo metroplitan area. Metro and bus replaced TODEN as public transport until Nov. 1972 except Arakawa line. Aug. 24th, 1972, TODEN...
  11. Railfan's eye

    Railfan's eye

    I guess this is a view of yours by Railfan's eye. You'll find and look at the Tokyo monorail, aren't you? (^^)/ The photograph manipulated, image colour collections.
  12. TOEI E5000 (B-B+B-B)

    TOEI E5000 (B-B+B-B)

    This locomotive is TOEI model E5000, it's mission is send on EMU (Series 12-000, linear motor) to Magome yard. Magome yard in Asakusa line does not support the linear motor car.
  13. Tokyo metro series 02 at Korakuen

    Tokyo metro series 02 at Korakuen

    The EMU is Tokyo metro series 02, at Korakuen in Marunouchi line. A white dome in the right-hand is called "Big-Egg", a baseball ground of YG (Yomiuri Giants). The famous hitter Mr.Oh, Mr.Nagashima, Mr.Matsui and the pitcher Mr.Egawa were player of Youmiuri Giants.
  14. Tokyo station in 1914

    Tokyo station in 1914

    This is station building of Tokyo in 1914, the building was modeled after central station in Amsterdam, Neterlands. Currently, dome roofs of the building are modified to octagonal flat and many decorations are removed after WorldWar2. This is one of the world-famous architectural works in...
  15. Metro Ginza line

    Metro Ginza line

    Ginza line is the first subway in Japan. This EMU is Metro series 01.
  16. 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.
  17. EIDAN marked "S" vs  METRO marked "M"

    EIDAN marked "S" vs METRO marked "M"

    Tokyo Metro started since Apr. 1st, 2004. These are EIDAN marked "S" and METRO marked "M".
  18. Tokyo metro marked Heart-full "M"

    Tokyo metro marked Heart-full "M"

    This is a new subway entrance in Tokyo, marked "Heart-full M". Tokyo metro was born again on Apr. 1st, 2004 from EIDAN (=Teito Rapid Transit Authority).
  19. Tokyo Disney Sea

    Tokyo Disney Sea

    Disneysea Electric Railroad is an attraction on Tokyo Disney Sea. It has two tracked and imitates legacy subway in USA. (assumed N.Y.) Tokyo disney sea was open at Sep. 2001.
  20. EIDAN marked "S"

    EIDAN marked "S"

    This is legacy subway entrance in Tokyo, marked "S". Currently, EIDAN was privatized as "Tokyo metro" and marked "M". is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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