Japan Railway Journal

Japan Railway Journal

A Long-Awaited Whistle: Tobu Railway's Steam Service Revival

In August 2017, TOBU Railway revived a steam service after 50 years. See how the revival project came together with help from 8 other railway companies, from gathering cars to training new staff.
  • program length: 28 minutes
  • episode #2049

Thursday, September 14 at 9:30 am on 12.4

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  • Thursday, September 14 at 3:30 pm on 12.4
  • Thursday, September 14 at 9:30 pm on 12.4
  • Friday, September 15 at 3:30 am on 12.4

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Discover the secrets of Japan's railways, from the newest technologies and systems in use, to travel tips and must-see places.