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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 # 91

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In this issue: -

Kurobe Gorge Railway * Letters, Publications, Chairman's Chat * 25 Years: Important Railway Events in 1991 * 25 Years: Reflecting on the JRS * 25 Years: The Sagano Romantic Railway * 25 Years: Rail Travel * 25 Years: From Shinkansen to Maglev * 25 Years: 25 km, or Thereabouts * Tomoda Switchback * The Lost Engines * Wandering around Japan 2016 (1) * Keihan Main Line * News Update * Book Review: Shinkansen, The Half Century * Model-In * Home Railway Museum


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Photos of the Month

Snow Plows

As the end of winter draws near, we take a look at snow plows at work in a few of the snow affected regions of the Japanese Railway Network.


All Photos: Kiyoshi Jinno


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Oguni, 21st January 2017.


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Oguni, 21st January 2017.

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Iiyama, 24th January 2017.

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Our photographer of the month, Kiyoshi Jinno posed for the camera at Tsuyama.

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