8-car E units were introduced by JR-West for use on limited-stop Sanyo Shinkansen Hikari Rail Star services between Shin-Osaka and Hakata
Hiroshima. Probably not the image that springs to mind when thinking of this place. However, since the devastation of 6th August 1945 It has been rebuilt into a modern and attractive city of 1.2 m... (more)
The ASTRAM line in Hiroshima opened in 1994. The depot for the rubber tyred trains is near Chorakuji station, and is actually under the transport museum.
Flower train scheme
Special scheme for the Hiroshima soccer team "Sanfrecce Hiroshima Football Club"
The local railcar from Karuga to Hiroshima slows for a station stop at Shimo-Fukawa. Note the older livery on the rear carriage.
It is unlikely that one would first think of trams when considering the Japanese city of Hiroshima- however the city boasts a large and interesting tram network with a wide range of vehicles of va... (more)
Two different kinds of tramways in Hiroshima
Two tramways line # 6 and 5 are waiting for the departure in the railway station