Last additions - SAITAMA 埼玉県
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Museum gift shop.Jun 19, 2017
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Mini trainsJun 19, 2017
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Mini trainsJun 19, 2017
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Mini trainsJun 19, 2017
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Train simulatorJun 19, 2017
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Train simulatorsJun 19, 2017
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Fuji Hayabusa train nameplateJun 19, 2017
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Noto train nameplateJun 19, 2017
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"Head mark" is the train's nameplate attached to the front of the train. Jun 19, 2017
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Hello JNR train nameplate in April 1987 after JNR was privatized into JR.Jun 19, 2017
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Sayonara JNR train nameplate in 1987 before JNR was privatized into JR.Jun 19, 2017
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Discover Japan rubber stamps.Jun 19, 2017
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Tokaido shinkansen commemorative medals.Jun 19, 2017
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Tokaido shinkansen commemorative postcardsJun 19, 2017
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Long-distance JNR bus that ran on the Meishin Expressway in 1964.Jun 19, 2017
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Chiyoda S model bus from 1932.Jun 19, 2017
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Scale model of Tokyo Station northern dome.Jun 19, 2017
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Scale model of Tokyo Station.Jun 19, 2017
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Train ferryJun 19, 2017
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How the government railways' logo evolved. It's now JR.Jun 19, 2017
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Diverse exhibits of artifacts on 2nd floor.Jun 19, 2017
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2nd floor of museum.Jun 19, 2017
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Refrigerated freight train car.Jun 19, 2017
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Refrigerated freight train car.Jun 19, 2017
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Freight train carsJun 19, 2017
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Freight train locomotive, JNR Class EF66Jun 19, 2017
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TR73 series first-class car targeting foreign tourists.Jun 19, 2017
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TR73 series first-class carJun 19, 2017
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Wooden interior of Class Kiha 42300 train car. Jun 19, 2017
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Class Kiha 42300 train car, Japanese government's first mass-produced steam train car. Used by many train lines from 1934.Jun 19, 2017
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Inside Class Oha 31 train car. Japan's first semi-metal train car for improved strength. Wooden interior. Notice the heater.Jun 19, 2017
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Class Oha 31 train car. Japan's first semi-metal train car for improved strength. Built in 1927.Jun 19, 2017
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Inside Class Nade 6110 electric train geared for commuters. Lacquered wood interior.Jun 19, 2017
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Class Nade 6110 electric train geared for commuters. Used by the Yamanote and Chup Lines in Tokyo from 1914.Jun 19, 2017
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Chuo Line, 101 series.Jun 19, 2017
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VendorJun 19, 2017
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Inside Toki Limited Express, 181 series.Jun 19, 2017
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Toki Limited Express, 181 seriesJun 19, 2017
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"Silver seat" now usually called "Courtesy seat."Jun 19, 2017
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Ueno Station turnstile.Jun 19, 2017
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Ueno Station platform signJun 19, 2017
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Ueno Station benchJun 19, 2017
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Ueno StationJun 19, 2017
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Inside Hibari Limited Express.Jun 19, 2017
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Hibari Limited Express, 485 seriesJun 19, 2017
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Sleeper train bunk beds.Jun 19, 2017
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Inside the Asama Limited Express.Jun 19, 2017
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Toki Limited ExpressJun 19, 2017
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Asama Limited ExpressJun 19, 2017
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Outdoor exhibit of Limited Express tokkyu trains.Jun 19, 2017
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Sleeper train bunk beds with curtains drawn.Jun 19, 2017
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Sleeper train bunk beds.Jun 19, 2017
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Sleeper train bunk beds.Jun 19, 2017
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Sleeper train roomJun 19, 2017
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Asakaze sleeper train between Tokyo and Hakata. The start of the "Blue Train" nickname given to sleeper trains in Japan.Jun 19, 2017
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Tokaido shinkansen commemorative postage stampJun 19, 2017
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Shinkansen wheelsJun 19, 2017
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All shinkansen stations had platform chairs having the same color theme of blue and cream.Jun 19, 2017
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About shinkansen stations.Jun 19, 2017
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Early history of shinkansen.Jun 19, 2017
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Wash basinJun 19, 2017
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Squat toilet in the 0 Series shinkansen.Jun 19, 2017
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UrinalJun 19, 2017
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Water dispenser.Jun 19, 2017
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CorridorJun 19, 2017
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Side tableJun 19, 2017
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0 Series Tokaido shinkansen's windows have various pictures along the shinkansen. This is Mt. Ibuki. Railway Museum in Saitama.Jun 19, 2017
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0 Series Tokaido shinkansen's windows have various pictures along the shinkansen. This is Mt. Ibuki. Railway Museum in Saitama.Jun 19, 2017
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Very pristine. We could sit on the seats too.Jun 19, 2017
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Inside the 0 Series Tokaido shinkansen.Jun 19, 2017
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Just like new.Jun 19, 2017
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The building recreates the opening ceremony of the Tokaido shinkansen running between Tokyo and Osaka taking 4 hours.Jun 19, 2017
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The Railway Museum has a separate building just for the 0 Series, first-generation shinkansen.Jun 19, 2017
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1970s children's cards about transportation.Jun 19, 2017
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1970s children's book about traveling.Jun 19, 2017
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Tokaido shinkansen ticket issued in Sept. 1964Jun 19, 2017
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Behind the 0 Series Tokaido shinkansen cabJun 19, 2017
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This Tokaido shinkansen cab was formerly displayed at the old Transportation Museum in Tokyo's Manseibashi in Akihabara, which closed in 2006.Jun 19, 2017
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0 Series Tokaido shinkansen cab sectionJun 19, 2017
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0 Series Tokaido shinkansen Jun 19, 2017
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Scale model of JR Ueno Station, the initial terminus of the Tohoku shinkansen.Jun 19, 2017
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Inside Tohoku shinkansenJun 19, 2017
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Tohoku shinkansen's snow sweeper.Jun 19, 2017
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Inside Tohoku shinkansenJun 19, 2017
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Tohoku shinkansen driver's cabJun 19, 2017
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Tohoku shinkansen's snow sweeper.Jun 19, 2017
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Tohoku shinkansenJun 19, 2017
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Tohoku shinkansenJun 19, 2017
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Tohoku shinkansen, 200 Series ShinkansenJun 19, 2017
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Locomotive turning on a turntable inside the museum.Jun 19, 2017
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JNR Class 7100 steam locomotive – No. 7101 BenkeiJun 19, 2017
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Hokkaido's first train car.Jun 19, 2017
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About JNR Class 7100 steam locomotive – No. 7101 BenkeiJun 19, 2017
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JNR Class 7100 steam locomotive – No. 7101 BenkeiJun 19, 2017
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JNR Class 7100 steam locomotive – No. 7101 BenkeiJun 19, 2017
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The first locomotive used on Hokkaido's first railway. JNR Class 7100 steam locomotive – No. 7101 BenkeiJun 19, 2017
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Scale model of Shinbashi Station opened in 1871 displayed at the Railway Museum in Saitama.Jun 19, 2017
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Scale model of Shinbashi Station opened in 1871. Displayed at the Railway Museum in Saitama.Jun 19, 2017
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Shinbashi StationJun 19, 2017
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Japan's first train tickets.Jun 19, 2017
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Model of the train set given to Japan by Commodore Perry on his second visit to Japan in 1854.Jun 19, 2017
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Woodblock prints depicting Japan's first railroad.Jun 19, 2017
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Shinbashi Station signJun 19, 2017
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Class 150 steam locomotive – No. 1 at Shinbashi Station.Jun 19, 2017
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Mighty fine-looking third-class car.Jun 19, 2017
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Third-class car.Jun 19, 2017
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About the Class 150 steam locomotive – No. 1Jun 19, 2017
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Class 150 steam locomotive – No. 1Jun 19, 2017
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Class 150 steam locomotive – No. 1Jun 19, 2017
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Class 150 steam locomotive – No. 1Jun 19, 2017
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Railway Museum highlight: The first locomotive used on Japan's first railway between Shimbashi and Yokohama in 1872. Imported from the UK, a Class 150 steam locomotive – No. 1Jun 19, 2017
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Lobby of Railway Museum has large picture windows where you can watch real trains go by.Jun 19, 2017
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Lobby of Railway Museum.Jun 19, 2017
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Path to the Railway Museum has a train schedule on the floor.Jun 19, 2017
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Train display on the way to the museum from Tetsudo-Hakubutsukan Station. 167 series train for school excursions.Jun 19, 2017
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Train display on the way to the museum from Tetsudo-Hakubutsukan Station.Jun 19, 2017
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Opened in October 2007, the Railway Museum in Saitama is one of Japan's largest train museums. The highlight exhibits include the first locomotive that was used for Japan's first train line between Shimbashi and Yokohama, the 0 Series first-generation Tokaido shinkansen, the 0 Series first-generation Tohoku shinkansen, and sleeper trains.Jun 19, 2017
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Train wheels displayed on the way to the museum from Tetsudo-Hakubutsukan Station.Jun 19, 2017
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The Railway Museum is near Tetsudo-Hakubutsukan Station on the New Shuttle line.Jun 19, 2017
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Omiya is a hardcore railway town with all six northern shinkansen lines (Tohoku, Joetsu, Hokuriku, Yamagata, Akita, and Hokkaido Shinkansen) and local train lines passing through. A train maintenance facility is also near Omiya Station. To get to the Railway Museum, from Omiya Station, ride the New Shuttle line.Jun 19, 2017
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Manhole at Kumagaya, Saitama PrefectureJul 10, 2014
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Bus to Menuma Shodenzan.Jul 10, 2014
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Bus stop No. 6 near JR Kumagaya Station's North exit for Menuma Shodenzan.Jul 10, 2014
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JR Kumagaya Station, north entranceJul 10, 2014
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Sumo wrestlingJul 10, 2014
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This monkey has a child.Jul 10, 2014
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Name of a donor.Jul 10, 2014
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Monkeys supporting the building on all three sides.Jul 10, 2014
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