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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 # 109
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    * Editorial, Letters, Chairman’s Chat * Legacies of Great Railway Businessmen * (Railway Kings) in Japan (1) * News Update * ‘SL Hitoyoshi’ to Tosu * Two Generations of Railfans * Sanyō and Hanshin Railways and JR * German POWs on Trains in Japan 1914-19 * Nagoya Trams in the 1970s * Container Trains (2) – Operations * Non-conventional Transport Systems (4): the VONA Guideways * Where is the ‘Hauptbahnhof’ (chūō eki  or central station)? * Hekinan Rail Park * The Sakuragi Railway * Model-Inspirations: Modelling a Real Location *


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    Photos of the Month


    JR East E4 Series Shinkansen Farewell

    With JR East retiring from service the E4 Series Shinkansen sets this month, we farewell the last double-deck high speed trains in service in Japan with an extended selection of photos from our members showcasing their time in service.




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