- Sightseeing Transportation
Steam Locomotive Yamaguchi
Known by its nickname "The Lady," this C571 steam locomotive train departs Shin-Yamaguchi, the place loved by haiku poet Taneda Santoka, and passes through Yuda Onsen, Yamaguchi, a location rich with Ouchi culture, and Chomonkyo Gorge, where you can enjoy the atmosphere of each season, before arriving at Tsuwano, the "Little Kyoto of the Sanin Area." The 62.9 kilometer trip takes approximately two hours.
- Please be aware of the dates that the train is in service
- Reserved Seating Only (You will need a reserved seat ticket in addition to your railway ticket.)
The Tokotoko train slowly travels the six kilometer distance from Nishiki-cho Station to Souzukyo-Onsen Station at a speed of 10 kilometers per hour. While riding on this trolley train, you can experience tunnels that are decorated with shiny stones, creating a world of fantasy and illusion which makes you feel as if you are travelling in outer space.
Nishikigawa Seiryu Line (Nishikigawa Tetudo)
The Nishikigawa Seiryu Line runs along the clear Nishikigawa River between Iwakuni and Nishikicho. There are four trains each featuring a different type of charming vehicle wrapping (Sakura Pink, Forest Green, Firefly Yellow, and Clear Stream Blue), serving to symbolize the natural scenery and the clear stream. In addition, the train's wide windows will allow you to enjoy the scenery provided by each season, including views of cherry blossoms and rape blossoms of spring as well as spotted trout and sweetfish in the river during summer.
You can ride around the Kintaikyo Bridge area in a rickshaw with your driver serving as a guide.