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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Raicho & Thunderbird Trains

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The Raicho is a high speed train that runs between Osaka and Kanazawa via Kyoto and Fukui along the northern side of Lake Biwa. The Thunderbird (サンダーバード) is a faster version of the same service that continues on from Kanazawa to Toyama.

Raicho

The Green Car first class section of the train has wide "panorama" type windows.

Thunderbird

There is a women-only section in the reserved-seating cars of both the Raicho and Thunderbird trains.

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