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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 # 101

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* Editorial, Letters, Chairman’s Chat, Shop * News Update * Type 101 Rolling Stock * North by Kōnotori * To Japan in November 2018 * San Francisco’s Japanese Trams * Himeji to Okayama * In Yokohama and Kawasaki * Timetable Matters (1) * A Timetable Man Visits Japan (3) * No Train Toilets * My Eternal Railway Benefactors (1) * Travels in Japan in 1965 (1) *  Japan Railway Museums (1) * 100-Year Celebration at the Hara Museum* Autumn 2018 ‘Vets’ Tour * Model-In: Modelling Calendar *

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101 Series Trams

The 101st issue of our magazine, Bullet-In, features type 101 trams and trains. The only 101 series trams in Japan are the Randen (Keifuku) trams in western Kyoto, of which cars #101 to 106 exist, all built in 1975. All other trams in Japan that are numbered 101 do actually belong to a series 100, as does the Kagoshima tram #101.


Randen #105 near Uzumasa-Koryuji, 30th July 2016. Photo: Oliver Mayer

Randen #102 at Uzumasa-Koryuji, on 25th May 2018. Photo: Andy Phipps

Kagoshima #101 (rebuilt from #616 in 2012) at Kagoshima-eki-mae, 10th October 2017. Photo: Oliver Mayer

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