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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 # 105

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    * Editorial, Letters, Chairman’s Chat * News Update * Rail Repercussions of Covid-19 * Timetable Matters (3) * The Road to Repainting * Trains Numbered 105 * Series 105 EMU * Jōban and Sanriku Lines Re-opened * Monorail Changes * Non-conventional Transport Systems (1) * Electric Parcel and Postal Cars * Railways and Retail * Voices of Tram and Train Drivers * My Eternal Railway Benefactors (3) * Model-In Inspirations: Hankyū (1) * Model-In: Modelling Calendar *


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    JR East Tsurumi Line

    The Tsurumi Line serves the waterside industrial area of Kawasaki and Yokohama cities not far from Tokyo. Although route kilometres it is only 10.3 (6.4miles)in length, it has 2 short branches and 4 terminal stations and takes about 1 1/2hrs to travel the whole line, which can only be done during the rush hours. All passenger services are operated by 3 car 205-1100 series (ex- Yamanote line 205-0 series).

    All photos: Stephen Turner


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