Isaburo / Shinpei

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Panoramic view
On clear days, you will see the splendor of the Kirishima Mountains across Ebino Basin. This rail route has been selected as one of Japan’s top three for extraordinary views.
Photo services
How about a photo holding the special panel? Cabin attendants will help you memorialize your trip. Please feel free to contact your cabin attendant.
Commemorative ticket
All passengers will receive this ticket. It is also has space for a stamp that will help you memorialize your trip.
Loop Line & Switchback
This is the only switchback within a loop line in Japan and can be seen near Okoba Station.
You can witness the train making a loop and switchback in order to climb a steep slope.

On-board souvenirs/bento-boxes

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Masaki Station
Masaki Station is the only station of Hisatsu Line that is located in Miyazaki Prefecture. You will see this classical wooden station building during the train switchback. There is also a small rock garden. The bell used in actual operations before the privatization of the Japanese National Railways is a popular ornament among travelers and is thought to bring happiness.
Okoba Station
Only switchback station in Japan located on a loop line. There is a myth that you will be promoted if you leave your business card on the wall here.
Steam locomotive on display at Yatake Station
Meet the majestic D51 steam locomotive.
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Stops & Timetable

2 round trips a day / Daily operation

As of February 2017

Click here for timetable.(2017.3.4~2018.2.28)(PDF)

Click here for connection information. *Timetables may remain valid for only a few months. Click here for details.

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*Configuration of Isaburo/Shinpei may vary depending on the operation date.