Wakasa Railways

Running between Kooge and Wakasa Stations, this local railway, opened in 1930, features a wooden station house with old-fashioned waiting room and benches, and the old steam locomotive and its facilities can still be seen at Wakasa terminal juxtaposed with modern furnishings. Enjoy a leisurely trip through the valley, gazing through the windows at the cherry orchards bursting with fruit as the train chugs along on the old iron tracks.

 

Info

Wakasa Railway Co., Ltd.      http://www.infosakyu.ne.jp/wakatetu/

Yazu Tourism Association      http://www.town.yazu.tottori.jp/dd.aspx?menuid=2131

Wakasa Tourism Association  http://kanko-wakasa.sakura.ne.jp/mankitsu/m_wakatetsu/w_tanoshimu.html

Basic Info

Access Map

Timetable (Flight/Train/Bus)

Comment

I loved this! I lived in Hatto-cho 1995-96 and then Wakasa-cho 1996-97, and it was such a beautiful place to live, and such a gorgeous train journey home from Tottori-shi.

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