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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.

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Bullet-In # 96

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* Editorial, Shop, Letters * Chairman’s Chat * Book Review * Annual General Meeting * News Update * Celebration of the 100th Aniversary of Sotetsu * Odakyu: Completion of Setagaya Tunnel * All Change at Chiryu (2) * JR Central 10 and 30 years on * Exploring Kansai by Private Railway * Type 97 Military Freight Car and Oi River * Japan’s Winter Wetland Train * Heritage, Preserved and ‘Flower’ Trams * JRS Class 800 Bonenkai 2017 * JRS Japan 2018 New Year’s Meeting * Rail Related Cafes: Miniature World Café * 25 Years have passed since I lived in London * Model-In: Modelling Calendar *


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Photos of the Month

Steam in Japan

This month we take a look at some of the varous Steam operation around Japan
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All Photos: Alex Morley.


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Oigawa Railway. C10 8 passing through Owada with the 10:38 Shin Kanaya - Ieyama. 30th March 2018.


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Tobu Railway. C11 207 approaching Kinugawa Onsen with SL Taiju 3, the 13:00 from Shimo Imaichi.1st April 2018.


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Moka Railway. C12 66 shunting the stock after arrival at Motegi.7th April 2018..



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