Running a Luxury Tourist Train in Hokkaido

Japan Railway Journal

28m 00s
Broadcast on August 25, 2022 Available until August 25, 2025

Since JR Kyushu's "Seven Stars in Kyushu" debuted in 2013, railway companies have seen trains as tourism resources and begun running luxury tourist trains. With their close ties to the region, tourist trains also help revitalize the areas in which they run. In 2020, Tokyu Corporation's "THE ROYAL EXPRESS" started operating on JR Hokkaido. See why and how Tokyu's luxury tourist train started running in Hokkaido Prefecture.

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