New PDF release: Japan: Railway Adventures in the Land of the Rising Sun

By Thomas Kennedy

ISBN-10: 1523431822

ISBN-13: 9781523431823

the writer has been vacationing to Japan for greater than twenty years, learning the language and pursuing his existence - lengthy ardour for railways during this interesting land. whereas the Shinkansen bullet trains get lots of the glory, his own favourite routes contain the sluggish - relocating kakuekinodensha neighborhood trains, making each cease, meandering slowly throughout the geographical region and the graceful "blue" napping automobile trains that experience now all yet disappeared from the panorama. His very own reports during this nice railway kingdom are provided during this richly - illustrated book.

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