The SL Hitoyoshi train

  • Published on : 13/12/2017
  • by : Japan Experience
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Discover Kyushu with a steam train 

Starting from Kumamoto, the SL Hitoyoshi Steam train ride along the Kuma River and reach Hitoyoshi in 2 hours and 24 minutes

There is only one departure per day :

Departure time in Kumamoto : 9h45
Arrival time in Hitoyoshi : 12h09

Departure Time in Hitoyoshi : 14h38
Arrival time in Kumamoto : 17h14 

Once in Hotoyoshi, do not miss the Kurimeshi Bento (chestnut rice lunch).

JR Kyushu

JR Kyushu

©By Rsa - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17105070

Car 1 and car 3 are observation cars where you can seat and enjoy the wonderful panoramic view. Snacks and beverage are available in car 2. 

A collection of books and a historical display on board will make you feel back in the history.

This train is covered with the All Kyushu Area Pass and the Southern Kyushu Area Pass. 

 SL Hitoyoshi

SL Hitoyoshi

©By Rsa - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17105738

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