FukuokaFukuoka Prefecture, Japan, Asia
Japanese-Korean family Members: Busan, Daegu, Daejeon, Fukuoka, Gwangju, Incheon, Kobe, Kyoto, Nagoya, Osaka, Sapporo, Sendai, Seoul, Tokyo, Yokohama, Characteristics: Unadorned, clean and solid station design, often using coloured plates. Majority are run by Japan Railways Group, other trains mostly derived from those.
LIM: Linear Induction Motor technology utilizes the repelling and attracting forces of electromagnets to move steel-on-wheel trains forward:
Korea Strait (Sea of Japan): For Mitoma beach east of the city, take the subway to Kaizuka station, then transfer to the Nishitetsu Miyajidake line to Mitoma station. Takes about 20 minutes or so. From the station, it's a 10 minutes walk to the beach. Serves as a surfing spot around the end of August.
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