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   Welcome to the Japanese Railway Society

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.

   What's New ?

Bullet-In # 90

90s
In this issue: -

Members' Publications,Letters to the Editor * Chairman's Chat * Poppo Town Yokokawa * News Update * Visiting the Fuji Kyūkō Railway * A visit to the Mooka Railway * A 125 Years Old Japanese Locomotive * 9600 House of Mooka Railway * Small Summer Souvenir: Collection Boxes * Coastal Train Rides in Tōhoku * My Meitetsu Rush Hour Commute * Book Review * Divert - Divert - Divert - Punctuality on a Tour * Model-In: Yokohama Model Railway Show, Ride again to Odawarakō, Exhibition Calendar


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Photos of the Month

Tōei Arakawa Tramway

We kick off the new year with a look at a few shots along one of the two surviving tramway routes in Tōkyō,
Tōei's Arakawa Tramway as seen on 25th September 2016.

All Photos: Oliver Mayer


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Car 7002 (to be withdrawn soon) between Sugamo-Shinden & Ōtsuka-Ekimae.


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Car 7702 (rebuilt from car 7026 in early 2016) at Omokagebashi.

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Retro-car 9001 also between Sugamo-Shinden & Ōtsuka-Ekimae.

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