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"Photo of the Month" Archive September 1999

Kiha 110 on the JR Hachiko Line

A light diesel railcar Kiha 110 on the Hachiko Line, between Hachioji in Toyko and Takasaki. The Kiha 110 is becoming common passenger rolling stock on lightly-traveled non-electrified lines in JR East and Central territory.

Tokyu Toyoko Line's series 8000

Tokyu Toyoko Line's series 8000 rolls along a busy segment between Yokohama and Kikuna. This series is the first 20 m class car on the Toyoko Line, built from 1969 to 1973. The series usually operates in 8-car formation, serving one of the busiest commuter lines in Tokyo/Yokohama area.

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