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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 # 96

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* Editorial, Shop, Letters * Chairman’s Chat * Book Review * Annual General Meeting * News Update * Celebration of the 100th Aniversary of Sotetsu * Odakyu: Completion of Setagaya Tunnel * All Change at Chiryu (2) * JR Central 10 and 30 years on * Exploring Kansai by Private Railway * Type 97 Military Freight Car and Oi River * Japan’s Winter Wetland Train * Heritage, Preserved and ‘Flower’ Trams * JRS Class 800 Bonenkai 2017 * JRS Japan 2018 New Year’s Meeting * Rail Related Cafes: Miniature World Café * 25 Years have passed since I lived in London * Model-In: Modelling Calendar *


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Photos of the Month

Negishi Line Freight

The Negishi Line in Yokohama is one of the easier spots to see JR Freight services in action due to the proximity of the port and Negishi oil refinery. Hiroshi Naito has shared some recent shots from the area for our monthly photos.


All Photos: Hiroshi Naito taken 12th July 2018.



EF65atNegishi.jpg
An EF65 hauled tanker train is ready for departure at Negishi station on the Negishi Line.



EF210atTakashima.jpg
An EF210 is being sent to Negishi on the freight branch line off the Negishi Line.



EH200atTakashima.jpg
An EH200 hauled tanker train is running through the freight branch line off the Negishi Line.




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