KiHa 40 series DMU on a local service at Goshogawara on JR East's Gono Line on 26 May 2013. In the background an ex-JNR KiHa 20 series DMU can be seen in the yard of the Tsugaru Railway. Photo: Hiroshi Naito.
At the same location as above, the 'Joyful Train' service known as the 'Resort Shirakami' passes a single unit DMU of the Tsugaru Railway on 26 May 2013. This is the second generation and a purpose built Resort Shirakami set which replaced a KiHa 47 derived set in late 2010. Photo: Hiroshi Naito.
At the other end of the country, the Ibusuki-Makurazaki station garden with the 12:00 from Kagoshima Chuo in the platform behind on 27 May 2012. Photo: Alex Morley.