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So Much FUN

Everyone was so excited when SL Hitoyoshi was approaching the station. Busy in filming and taking... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2015
GGHolliday
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Hong Kong, China
Traditional Steam Train...MUST take a ride

Excellent experience and we enjoyed the ride very much, especially we seldom have a chance to take... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2015
ivyursula
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Hong Kong, China
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19 Oct 2015
“So Much FUN”
24 Apr 2015
“Traditional Steam Train...MUST take a ride”
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one round trip a day (Kumamoto-Hitoyoshi)
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Between Kumamoto Station and Hitoyoshi Station, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

Everyone was so excited when SL Hitoyoshi was approaching the station. Busy in filming and taking pictures of the steam train which only ran on weekends and some special days. Along with the great scenery, there were two cars driving side-by side with a railway...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

Excellent experience and we enjoyed the ride very much, especially we seldom have a chance to take a ride on a steam train nowadays. Don’t forget to try the bento & snacks on the train or at Hitoyoshi station, stamp the card, apart from taking...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2014

Travelled on this restored steam train in 2013 with my wife. The trip is only on selected days and bookings are essential. The journey takes approx 2 hours each way and stays in Hitoyoshi for a lunch break. No being a train spotter, i can't...More

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank MickeyS17
Reviewed 14 November 2013

SL Hitoyoshi was the third leg of a trip we took from Kagoshima, including the Hayato-no-kaze and Shinpei tourist trains. Many people take all three train for the day trip to Kumamoto (and vice versa). Train is a beautiful renovation and restoration. Good fun and...More

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank DGNichols
Reviewed 1 December 2012

I really didn't know what I was in for when I was handed a ticket that said "SL Hitoyoshi." A really fun experience, from the train buffs with three cameras each to the staff who spent a lot of time photographing all of the cute...More

Date of experience: October 2012
4  Thank GaiginJen
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