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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 # 89

In this issue: -

Diary Dates, Editorial, Letters * Chairman's Chat * Fukui & Echizen Railway Developments * Last Days of the Cassiopeia * Gotemba Line *
Shuzen Romney Railway * Japan's Railways, Lessons for the UK * 18 000 kms on JR * Hokkaidō Shinkansen 1st impressions *
A Crowded Train & Kurama * Model-in * An American & her Bucket List

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Photos of the Month
This month's photos are a random selection from recent journeys by Hiroshi Naito.  

Odakyu Railway’s 60000 series MSE train in JR Gotemba Line through service between Gotemba and Ashigara with the tip of Mt. Fuji in cloudy sky, 19th June 2016

Mooka Railway’s weekend steam special ‘SL Mooka’ in return work for Shimodate, taken at Ichihana, four stations down of Motegi, on 2nd July 2016

A veteran 185 series set in limited express ‘Hamakaiji’ service bound for Matsumoto on the Chuo Line, taken at Kamoi in Yokohama, 3rd September 2016

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