Tama train enters service on the Wakayama Electric Railway
Local residents and railway fans flocked to Idakiso Station in Wakayama for Saturday’s launch of the two-car Tama Train. The train, which departed from Idakiso Station at 3:57 p.m., ran the eight or so kilometers to Wakayama Station, with Tama aboard in the driver’s cabin.
The train is adorned with 101 types of illustrations of Tama. Over 10 million yen was donated for its renovation.
There is also the small Tama Library on the train, where a collection of cat photo books is available.
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