Train Varieties

SL HITOYOSHI

Due to the heavy rain in July 2020,
SL HITOYOSHI is operating in a different section from the original.


A nostalgic train ride where you can hear, smell and feel the power of the locomotive.

A nostalgic train ride where you can hear, smell and feel the power of the locomotive.

Enjoy the sounds, smoke and vibrations of a powerful steam locomotive along with the untouched beauty of the Kuma River. This very popular train has observation cars as well as a historical display.

Cabin interior

Intro Movie

Intro Movie

See the journey through the beautiful landscapes of Kyushu.

Photo:SL人吉/肥薩線

Google Street View

Google Street View

Take a look at the Kyushu Shinkansen and D&S Train Interior.

Enjoyment

Timetable / Train Configuration

"It is impossible to operate from Yatsushiro - Yoshimatsu at Hisatsu line due to the effect of heavy rain, therefore ""SL Hitoyoshi"" will be operated temporarily between Kumamoto - Tosu.


*Timetables may remain valid for only a few months.

Smoking is prohibited on this train.

Purchase a Rail Pass

You can purchase JR Kyushu Rail Passes and reserve seats on popular Kyushu trains.

One-way and
round-trip tickets

Purchase one-way and round-trip tickets, reserved seats, and early discount tickets from the JR-KYUSHU Train Reservation page.

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