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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 # 106

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    * Editorial, Letters, Chairman’s Chat * News Update * Tributes to Colin Brown (1925-2020) * Journeys on J.G.R. 1946-7 * Steam Locomotive Hitoyoshi * The Randen Railway * Nagaoka Sharyō Centre – Snow Ploughs * Non-Conventional Transport Systems (2) * Shōnan Monorail * Tōhoku BRT – Life in the Slow Lane * Trains Numbered 106 * Schedule Insights * Lone Star Shinkansen * Reacting to Covid-19 * Model-In Inspirations: Hankyū *

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    Photos of the Month

    Fukushima Kōtsū

    Fukushima Kōtsū operates a single railway line, officially named the Iizaka Line from Fukushima, where connections to JR East are available, and Iizaka Onsen, a traditional hot springs town 9 kms north of the city.

    All Photos:
    Oliver Mayer taken 1st October 2020.


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