Hisatsu Orange Railway: Fully Supported by Kagoshima Prefecture

Japan Railway Journal

28m 00s
Broadcast on July 6, 2023 Available until July 6, 2026

Kagoshima Prefecture has been working to subsidize third-sector Hisatsu Orange Railway with support from all 43 of its municipalities, including those not serviced by the railway. The subsidies cover the cost of maintaining facilities such as tracks and overhead wires associated with the railway's operation. See how Kagoshima is working to preserve its regional transportation system; and the railway's efforts to attract tourists with its restaurant train.

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