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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 # 119
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    * Editorial, Chairman’s Chat, Shop * News Update * Type 119 EMUs * JRS December 2023 Meeting * Autumn Travel on the Suigun Line * Limestone to Nippon Steel, Nagoya * Himeji Municipal Monorail – Exploring the Remains * Book Review: Japan Tram Atlas * Some Diesels to Ride Behind * Japan’s ‘2024 Problem’ * Hiroshima: Skyrail Midorizaka Line to Close at the End of April * Model-In: Model Layout in the Romancecar Museum *

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    Photos of the Month

    Kisei Main Line Retrospective

    This month’s photos of the month comes at the end of the JRS Kisei Main Line Tour. A number of JRS members travelled the long way round from Nagoya to Ōsaka taking the scenic JR Kisei Main Line which travels round the Kii Peninsular. The line is operated by JR Tōkai from Kameyama to Shingū, and JR West between Shingū and Wakayama. These photos show the contrast in trains used between May 2012 and March 2024.


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