SCMaglev and Railway Park

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SCMaglev and Railway Park
リニア・鉄道館 ~夢と想い出のミュージアム~
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The museum exterior in December 2014
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SCMaglev and Railway Park (Japan)
Established14 March 2011
Location Nagoya, Japan
Coordinates 35°02′50″N136°50′58″E / 35.04735°N 136.849319°E / 35.04735; 136.849319
Type Railway museum
Public transit access Kinjō-futō Station
Website museum.jr-central.co.jp

The SCMaglev and Railway Park (リニア・鉄道館 ~夢と想い出のミュージアム~, Rinia Tetsudōkan: Yume to Omoide no Myūjiamu) is a railway museum owned by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central) in Nagoya, Japan. [1] The museum opened on 14 March 2011. [2]

Contents

The museum features 39 full-size railway vehicles and one bus exhibit, train cab simulators, and railway model dioramas. [3]

Exhibits

The following full-size vehicles are on display. [3] [4]

Shinkansen

JR-Maglev MLX01-1, April 2013 JR MLX01-1 001.jpg
JR–Maglev MLX01-1, April 2013
Shinkansen Train Zone, March 2011 SCMaglev and Railway Park Shinkansen Train Zone.jpg
Shinkansen Train Zone, March 2011

Locomotives

C57 139, March 2011 C57 139 steam locomotive SCMaglev and Railway Park.jpg
C57 139, March 2011

Electric railcars

MoHa 63 electric car MoHa 63638, March 2011 MoHa 63 JRC.jpg
MoHa 63 electric car MoHa 63638, March 2011

Diesel railcars

Steam railcars

Passenger carriages

Former exhibits

History

Construction work started in August 2009, with the first exhibits moved in from July 2010. [7] The museum opened on 14 March 2011. [2]

On 29 January 2012, a small ceremony was held to mark the one millionth visitor to the museum. [8]

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References

  1. JR東海博物館(仮称)の名称等の決定について [Name Selected for JR Central Museum](PDF) (in Japanese). JR Central. 16 September 2010. Retrieved 16 September 2010.
  2. 1 2 "JR Tokai maglev, train park opens in Nagoya". The Japan Times Online. Japan: The Japan Times Ltd. 15 March 2011. Archived from the original on 12 October 2012. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  3. 1 2 "リニア・鉄道館 会館" [SCMaglev and Railway Park opens]. Japan Railfan Magazine . Vol. 51 no. 601. Japan: Koyusha Co., Ltd. May 2011. pp. 64–73.
  4. "「リニア・鉄道館」ファーストガイド" ["SCMaglev and Railway Park" First Guide]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine. Vol. 40 no. 324. Japan: Kōtsū Shimbun. April 2011. pp. 20–33.
  5. 1 2 リニア・鉄道館 700系新幹線電車の展示について [700 series shinkansen exhibit at SCMaglev and Railway Park](PDF). News release (in Japanese). Japan: Central Japan Railway Company. 13 November 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
  6. 1 2 3 リニア・鉄道館 N700系車両の展示について [N700 series shinkansen exhibit at SCMaglev and Railway Park](PDF). News release (in Japanese). Japan: Central Japan Railway Company. 17 May 2019. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  7. JR東海博物館(仮称)建物内への展示車両の搬入について [Installation of exhibits in JR Central Museum](PDF) (in Japanese). JR Central. 21 July 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 May 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2014.
  8. リニア・鉄道館、来場者100万人達成 [SCMaglev and Railway Park reached one million visitors]. Nikkei Shimbun (in Japanese). Japan: Nikkei Inc. 30 January 2012. Retrieved 4 January 2014.