YokohamaKanagawa Prefecture, Japan (Asia)
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Yokohama Municipal Tramway Museum. The museum preserves some Yokohama tram cars, model trains, old photos, maps, and materials including a subway train simulator, which is modeled on Yokohama Municipal Subway type 2000. Since 1973. Location: At the corner of a former tram depot.
Address: 3-1-53 Takigashira, Isogo-ku, Yokohama-shi, 235-0012. At Negishi JR station on the Keihin-Tohoku Line through service train metro station.
Hours (check before visiting): Daily 9:30 - 17:00 (last admission at 16:30) except Monday (if holiday, next day). Admission: 100 Yen.
Reference: kyouryokukai.or.jp (official website). japaneserailwaysociety.com, wcities.com.
Yokohama is part of the Tokyo cluster of metro/subway cities with the following urban rail connections:
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.
|There are nice views from the new Kanazawa Seaside LRT line. |
Photo by seasideline.co.jp
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