80-year-old steam locomotive to continue operating as the Senmo Line’s ‘Fuyu-no-Shitsugen-go’ is due to be refurbished this summerMay 14
‘Fuyu-no-Shitsugen-go’ (Winter Wetland train), the steam locomotive that exhales smoke and steam from its giant black body as it passes through the Kurshiro Wetland in eastern Hokkaido. The only st...
JR Senmo Line's special sightseeing train "Kushiro Shitsugen Norokko" temporarily suspended service this season due to impact from the novel coronavirus pandemic. But on July 18 it operated its first round trip service 2 and a half months late, running between Kushiro Station (Kushiro City) and Toro Station (Shibecha town). Reserved seat tickets were reduced to about 40% compared to normal years, and coronavirus prevention measures were put in place.