Asa Coast Railway: The World's First DMV

Japan Railway Journal

28m 00s
Broadcast on November 11, 2021 Available until November 11, 2024

Third-sector Asa Coast Railway, which runs between Tokushima and Kochi Prefectures in the Shikoku region, has introduced what may be the world's first dual-mode vehicle (DMV) in an effort to revitalize the region and attract tourists. The DMV can run on both tracks and roads, making transportation in the area more convenient. See how the DMV works, as well as local efforts that lead to its introduction.

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