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  1. Limited express TSUBAME, JNR series 485

    Limited express TSUBAME, JNR series 485

    This train is Limited express TSUBAME bound for Nishi-kagoshima (763.9km) from Okayama. The time required was about 633 minutes in 1975.
  2. Umekoji steam locomotive museum, JNR C62

    Umekoji steam locomotive museum, JNR C62

    Umekoji steam locomotive museum is supreme railway museum in Japan. Umekoji was open at Oct. 10th 1972, it's the 100years anniversary of railways in Japan. On Dec. 1954, JNR (Japan National Railways) tried World speed record in narrow gage (1067mm) by steam locomotive. In Tokaido line, at...
  3. Made in USA, JNR DD12

    Made in USA, JNR DD12

    After the WorldWar2, 5 american diesel locomotives were imported to Japan by US military. After they work out military jobs, JNR operates in chigasaki area as DD12 untill 1974. JNR (Japan National Railways) Model DD12 ------------------------------------------------------------- 8500 is...
  4. JNR Okawa branch line

    JNR Okawa branch line

    Okawa branch line is local line and single tracked, from Musashi-shiraishi to Okawa (1.0km), the time required is 2 minutes. Train comes every 8 minutes during rush-hour, in other time every15 minutes or every 40 minutes. Those are operated by Series12 (Kumoha12, manufactured in 1933 as...
  5. JNR Nicchu line

    JNR Nicchu line

    In 1974, JNR operates Nicchu line by C11 + series 60 (Passenger car). Atsushio station had no turntable, then all train for kitagata was backward operation by C11. The train is #622 for kitagata, leads by C11. Currently, Nicchu line was already closed, alternated by JR East bus. Only...
  6. JNR Suhahu42

    JNR Suhahu42

    Suhahu42 is one of Series40, this series were operated for Express in 1960's and 1970's. JNR(Japan National Railways), Model: Suhahu42 ------------------------------------------------------------- Manufactured: 1952-1954 Purpose: Passenger, Limited Express Axle: 2-2 Complement...
  7. JNR Express Ginga

    JNR Express Ginga

    This train is Express Ginga#2 bound for Tokyo from Osaka. EF58 leads 10 sleeping cars (Series 10) and 2 passenger cars. Ginga means milkeyway. Photo by: Canon EF, FD f100mm, F2.8 ssc, Kodak Ektachrome
  8. World speed record in narrow gage, JNR series 151

    World speed record in narrow gage, JNR series 151

    On Jul. 31st 1959 JNR tried World speed record in narrow gage (1067mm) by series 151 EMU. In Tokaido line, between Shimada and Fujieda, series 151 runs 163km/h. In honor of world speed record, JNR attached plates to the car Kuha151-3 and Kuha151-4. Oct. 1st, 1964, Tokaido shinkansen opened...
  9. JNR Limited express AZUSA

    JNR Limited express AZUSA

    This train is imited express AZUSA bound for Matsumoto (251.6km) from Shinjyuku. The time required was about 223 minutes. Currently AZUSA specialize in a speed. Fast type is Limited express Super AZUSA operated by Series E351, the time required is about 158 minutes. Standard type is Limited...
  10. JNR Limited express TOKI

    JNR Limited express TOKI

    This train is Limited express TOKI bound for Niigata (330.3km) from Ueno. The time required was about 238 minutes. Currently, JR East operates "TOKI" as Super express TOKI in Jyoetsu shinkansen. The time required is about 124 minutes.
  11. Snow fighter, JNR Ki100

    Snow fighter, JNR Ki100

    This snow fighter is model Ki100, it's already retired and a succesor is DD15 or DD16. Colouring of it's body is black and white stripe. Black monotone colouring is JNR standard for freight car, white stripe indicates max speed is 65km/h. JNR (Japan National Railways) Model Ki100...
  12. Snow fighter, JNR Ki620

    Snow fighter, JNR Ki620

    This snow fighter is model Ki620, it's already retired and a succesor is DD53. Ki620 has steam engine, boiler is for C12 (Steam locomotive) and tender is for C58 (Steam locomotive). JNR (Japan National Railways) Model Ki620 -------------------------------------------------------------...
  13. Snow fighter, JNR Ki700

    Snow fighter, JNR Ki700

    This snow fighter is model Ki700, it's already retired and a succesor is DBR600. JNR (Japan National Railways) Model Ki700 ------------------------------------------------------------- Manufactured: 1927 Purpose: Yard, Jordan spreader Axle: 2-2 Gross weight: 39.2m.t. (m.t.=metric...
  14. JNR Seikan line, Matsumae-Maru

    JNR Seikan line, Matsumae-Maru

    Aomori (Honshu island) and Hakodate (Hokkaido island) were linked up by JNR Seikan line (113.0km), the time required is about 230minutes untill Mar. 12th 1988. Matsumae-Maru is snow fighter and storm fighter, sticked a huge JNR-logo on the chimney. JNR(Japan National Railways)...
  15. Snow fighter, JNR DD53+DD20

    Snow fighter, JNR DD53+DD20

    This snow fighter had maximum power in Japan untill 1991. Rotary power is 2200ps by DD53 (Diesel locomotive) + push power is 1100ps by DD20 (Diesel locomotive). Currently DD20 was already retired, only rotary+DD53 is active. Japan National Railways, Model: DD53...
  16. JNR OME LINE

    JNR OME LINE

    Gravel or ore on the JNR Ome line near Tachikawa, Japan in 1982
  17. JNR at Tachikawa

    JNR at Tachikawa

    JNR electrics lay over at Tachikawa [suburban Tokyo] one evening around 1982. Pre-war electrics that have since been scrapped.


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