Yakumo (train)

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Yakumo
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381 series train Yakumo
Overview
Service type Limited express
First service1972
Current operator(s) JR West
Route
Line(s) used Sanyo Main Line, Hakubi Line, Sanin Main Line
Technical
Rolling stock 381 series EMU
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Carriage interior (Nov 2018).
Yakumo pulls into a station (Dec 2018).

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 Yonago, Matsue and Izumo in Shimane Prefecture.

Contents

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.

Rolling stock

Former rolling stock

Future rolling stock

History

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

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References

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