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JRS Photos of the Month August 2022

Close Encounters of the Third Generation HIDA

JRS member Kiyoshi Jinno has shared some photographs contrasting the existing Ki Ha 85 DMU Limited Express sets and their replacement stock, the HC85 Series Diesel Electric Multiple Units (DEMU) at Takayama on the Takayama Main Line on the 4th July 2022.

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Kiyoshi Jinno


New HC85 Hybrid DEMU at Takayama Station.

One of the current Ki Ha 85 series DMU in the stabling roads contrasts with the new HC-85 set in the right of shot.

An interior shot of the saloon seating. The new units have more generous space for luggage and wheelchair users.

Above the entry doors to the saloon is a display indicating which energy source the trains are using while stationary, accelerating, coasting or decelerating.

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