The train is scheduled to be in service for about 100 days during 2017-2018 fiscal year traveling three round trips between Shimo-Imaichi and Kinugawa Onsen, including weekends.
It can indeed be a good way to explore the Nikko area
Nikko is famous for its religious complex and in particularly for the Toshogu Shrine and the Nikko National Pars offers beautiful landscapes.
Kinugawa onsen is a hot spring town. Not far is Nikko Edomura
, a theme park that offers immersion in the Edo period.