Joshua Goldwitz

Friday, June 15, 2012

Nagano, Japan: A Nagano Electric Railway Series 1000 train awaits departure at Nagano station. The Nagano Line Limited express service takes 45 minutes to reach the far terminus at Yudanaka, home to famed hot springs and snow monkeys. Photo by Josh Goldwitz (December 24, 2010).

Nagano, Japan

A Nagano Electric Railway Series 1000 train awaits departure at Nagano station. The Nagano Line Limited express service takes 45 minutes to reach the far terminus at Yudanaka, home to famed hot springs and snow monkeys. Photo by Josh Goldwitz (December 24, 2010). Click to enlarge.

Josh Goldwitz will present our June program. Josh will cover several rail systems he travelled on during a recent trip to Japan. These include the Nagano and Tokaido Shinkansen, conventional services such as the Nagano Electric Railway and Narita Express, and Tokyo-area services including the Yurikamome and Yamanote lines.

The journey will feature a range of electric rolling stock, ranging from rubber-tired metro vehicles to narrow-gauge tilting intercity trains to the latest high-speed trains. Josh will also share a few tips on using the Japan Rail Pass and highlight a few of the technologies that make the Series N700 one of the most advanced high-speed fleets in the world.

Please join us on June 15. This show, from a new presenter, is not to be missed!

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