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'Super Yakumo' train back on track in Japan

NHK -- Feb 18
A special purple and white train has made a comeback in western Japan to mark the 50th anniversary of the start of services using Yakumo rolling stock.

The Super Yakumo began running on Friday. The revival attracted many rail enthusiasts.

West Japan Railway launched Yakumo trains connecting Okayama and Shimane prefectures in 1972.

The service was upgraded in 1994 with the introduction of the Super Yakumo which operated until 2006. ...continue reading

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