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   Welcome to the Japanese Railway Society

The Japanese Railway Society (JRS) was founded in 1991 in London to promote the knowledge of the
railways of Japan in the UK & other non-Japanese-speaking parts of the world. Since 1991, there have
been several activities like exhibitions (also of railway models), a TV-show (on Naruhodo The World, Fuji TV),
many meetings in the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands, and many guided tours to and meetings in Japan.
Our membership is now more than 200 people in over 10 countries worldwide.

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Bullet-In # 97

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* Editorial, Letters * Chairman’s Chat * Shop * Obituary * JRS Japan Spring 2018 Get-together * News Update * Exploring the Sangi Railway * The Ise Railway * All Japanese trams in one go (1) * Japanese Railroading from a US Perspective * Odakyu Line to Mt. Oyama * 25 Years have passed since I lived in London * News Update 50 and 100 Years Ago * Book Review: 1960 Local Private Railways * Model-In: My Semi-garden Model Railway * Model-In: Densha * Model-In: Modelling Calendar *


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Photos of the Month

Tōbu Limited Express

The Tōbu Railway is the largest private railway in the Kantō area. The railway offers a number of Limited Express Services over some its longer routes. Alex Morley has shared some photos of them in action for our Monthly Photos


All Photos: Alex Morley taken 1st April 2018.



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Spacia Kinugawa 3 approaching Kinugawa Onsen with the 10:31 from Shinjuku. This is the Tōbu stock, in Nikkō Moude Spacia livery, on the joint JR/Tōbu Nikkō line service.



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Revaty Kegon 22, the 10:39 Nikkō - Asakusa at Shimo Imaichi.



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Ryomo unit heading past Tōkyō Skytree from Asakusa. To the right is the connecting link to the Asakusa Subway Line.




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