Yakumo (train)

The Yakumo (やくも) is a limited express train service in Japan operated by West Japan Railway Company (JR West), which runs from Okayama to Matsue and Izumo in Shimane Prefecture.

Yakumo
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381 series train Yakumo
Overview
Service typeLimited express
First service1972
Current operator(s)JR West
Route
Line(s) usedSanyo Main Line, Hakubi Line, Sanin Main Line
Technical
Rolling stock381 series EMU
Yakumo Limited Express Carriage Interior.
Carriage interior (Nov 2018).

This limited express train connects Okayama with Yonago in 2 hours, Okayama with Matsue in 2 hours and 30 minutes, and Okayama with Izumoshi in 3 hours.

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HistoryEdit

The Yakumo service was first introduced on 22 September 1959, as a semi-express service operating between Yonago and Hakata in Kyushu.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 列車名鑑1995 [Train Name Directory 1995]. Japan: Railway Journal. August 1995. p. 130.

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