Koshino Shu*Kura
Koshino Shu*Kura at Ōmigawa Station
Overview
Service typeRapid
StatusOperational
LocaleJapan
First serviceMay 2014
Current operator(s)JR East,
Echigo TOKImeki Railway
Route
StartJōetsumyōkō
EndTōkamachi
Line(s) usedShinetsu Main Line, Iiyama Line
On-board services
Class(es)Standard only
Technical
Rolling stockKiHa 40, 48 DMUs
Track gauge1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)
Sake and snacks
Sake and snacks

The Koshino Shu*Kura (越乃Shu*Kura) is a limited-stop "Rapid" service operated by the East Japan Railway Company (JR East) as a sightseeing train in Niigata Prefecture, Japan since May 2014.

Operations

The train service usually operates between Jōetsumyōkō and Tōkamachi via the Shinetsu Main Line and Iiyama Line.

Rolling stock

Services are operated by a three-car diesel multiple unit set based at Niitsu Depot, converted from former KiHa 40, 48 DMU cars.

See also

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