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"Photo of the Month" Archive July 1999

Tokyu Toyoko Line's series 9000

Tokyu type 9000 in a limited express service on the Toyoko Line taken at a point between Yokohana and Kikuna. This rolling stock works on one of the busiest commuter corridors between Shibuya/Tokyo and Sakuragicho/Yokohama.

Series 209 on the Kawagoe Line

Series 209 rolls on the Kawagoe Line passing by a distant signal towards the Komagawa junction. This type of the distant signal is commonly used on simplified automatic blocking territory (one block between interlocking stations). Two position lights below the signal head are pre-notice indicators for the direction of the next home signal, indicating a clear route to the main track.

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