Resumes operation for the first time in 4 months between Yatsushiro and Sashiki on the Hisatsu Orange Railway

Resumes operation for the first time in 4 months between Yatsushiro and Sashiki on the Hisatsu Orange Railway

Hisatsu Orange Railway resumed train operation on Sunday, November 1, 2020 between Yatsushiro Station (Kumamoto) and Sashiki Station (Kumamoto), which had been disrupted due to the effects of the heavy rain in July 2020. This line suffered a lot of damage such as sediment inflow due to the heavy rain disaster, and although some sections has been disrupted, the operation of the all line was restarted for the first time in about 4 months. They are operating on regular timetables, including not only local trains but also the sightseeing train “Orange Shokudo” where you can enjoy various meals on board. 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。 The longest railway line in…

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Disrupted operation on partial sections of JR Kyūdai Line and Hisatsu Line (updated on August 31, 2020)

Disrupted operation on partial sections of JR Kyūdai Line and Hisatsu Line

JR Kyushu is disrupting operation of the following sections due to the effects of the heavy rain disaster in July, 2020. JR Kyūdai Line (久大本線): between Bungo-Mori Station (豊後森, Ōita) and Shōnai Station (庄内, Ōita) It is undecided when the train operation is resumed. The substitute bus transportation is available between Bungo-Mori Station and Yufuin Station (由布院, Oita) / between Yufuin Station and Shōnai Station. JR Hisatsu Line (肥薩線): between Yatsushiro Station (八代, Kumamoto) and Yoshimatsu Station (吉松, Kagoshima) It is undecided when the train operation is resumed. * The train operation was restarted on Saturday, August 29, 2020 between Shōnai Station and Mukainoharu Station (向之原, Ōita). 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama…

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Resumed operation of JR Hōhi Line between Higo-ōzu and Aso after 4 years and 4 months

Resumed operation of JR Hōhi Line between Higo-ōzu and Aso after 4 years and 4 months

JR Hōhi Line (豊肥本線) was resumed train operation on Saturday, August 8, 2020 between Higo-ōzu Station (肥後大津, Kumamoto) and Aso Station (阿蘇, Kumamoto), which has been disrupted due to the disaster of the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake. As a result, Hōhi Line resumed operation on all lines between Kumamoto and Ōita for the first time in about 4 years and 4 months from April 2016. 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。 The longest railway line in Hong Kong is born – MTR Tuen Ma Line opened on June 27Seoul Subway Line 7 extended on May 22 – Seongnam – Sangok – Bupyeong-gu Office[Service Status] Kutchan – Shikaribetsu on the Hakodate Line is disrupted in…

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Outlook for restarting operation on partial section of Hisatsu Orange Railway (updated on August 5, 2020)

Outlook for restarting operation on partial section of Hisatsu Orange Railway

Hisatsu Orange Railway (肥薩おれんじ鉄道) is disrupting operations between Yatsushiro Station (八代, Kumamoto) and Minamata Station (水俣, Kumamoto) due to the effects of the heavy rain disaster in July, 2020. The substitute bus transportation is available between Yatsushiro Station and Minamata Station. The train operation will be resumed on Saturday, August 8, 2020 between Sashiki Station (佐敷, Kumamoto) and Minamata Station. 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。 The longest railway line in Hong Kong is born – MTR Tuen Ma Line opened on June 27Seoul Subway Line 7 extended on May 22 – Seongnam – Sangok – Bupyeong-gu Office[Service Status] Kutchan – Shikaribetsu on the Hakodate Line is disrupted in 2 weeksSet…

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Kumagawa Railroad is disrupted until restoration between Hitoyoshionsen and Yunomae (updated on July 18, 2020)

Kumagawa Railroad is disrupted until restoration between Hitoyoshionsen and Yunomae

Kumakawa Railroad (くま川鉄道) is disrupting operations on all lines between Hitoyoshionsen Station (人吉温泉, Kumamoto) and Yunomae Station (湯前, Kumamoto) for the time being due to the effects ofthe heavy rain disaster in July, 2020. They are carrying out the substitute bus service between Hitoyoshionsen Station and Yunomae Station from Monday, July 20, 2020 (only weekdays). 横山 勝巳 / Yokoyama Katsumiスマートフォンアプリ「乗換路線図」の路線図デザイナーとして、日本全国のみならず世界各国の鉄道路線図の制作を手がける。そのかたわら、刻一刻と変わりゆく鉄道業界の出来事を整理し、わかりやすく発信する目的で鉄道・交通系ライター業をスタート。大阪府堺市出身。 The longest railway line in Hong Kong is born – MTR Tuen Ma Line opened on June 27Seoul Subway Line 7 extended on May 22 – Seongnam – Sangok – Bupyeong-gu Office[Service Status] Kutchan – Shikaribetsu on the Hakodate Line is disrupted in 2 weeksSet your Author Custom HTML Tab Content…

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