Super Inaba

The Super Inaba (スーパーいなば) is a limited express train service in Japan operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West) which runs between Okayama and Tottori.

Super Inaba
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KiHa 187-500 series Super Inaba
Overview
Service typeLimited express
StatusOperational
First service1 October 2003
Current operator(s)JR West
Route
StartOkayama
Stops7
EndTottori
Distance travelled141.8 km (88.1 mi)
Average journey time1 hour 50 minutes approx
Service frequency6 return workings daily
Line(s) usedSanyo Main Line, Chizu Express Chizu Line, Inbi Line
On-board services
Class(es)Standard only
Disabled accessYes
Sleeping arrangementsNone
Catering facilitiesNone
Observation facilitiesNone
Entertainment facilitiesNone
Other facilitiesToilet
Technical
Rolling stockKiHa 187-500 series DMUs
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
ElectrificationDiesel
Operating speed120 km/h (75 mph)
Track owner(s)JR West, Chizu Express

StopsEdit

Trains stop at the following stations:

Okayama - Kamigōri - Sayo - Ōhara - Chizu - Kōge - Tottori

Rolling stockEdit

Super InabaEdit

Kiha 187-500 series DMUs (since October 2003)

InabaEdit

KiHa 181 series DMUs (November 1997 - September 2003)

FormationEdit

  • Only Standard class available
  • No smoking accommodation

Super InabaEdit

← Okayama/Tottori, Kamigōri →

Car No. 1 2
Accommodation Reserved Non-reserved

HistoryEdit

In October 2003, the KiHa 181 series DMUs operating on the former Inaba service were replaced by new KiHa 187 series trains, and the service was upgraded to become the Super Inaba.

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