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By train in Japan

1. Nagoya 2. Fuji & Tokyo 3. Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route 4. Toyama - Takayama - Tsuyama 5. Tsuyama - Hiroshima 6. Around Kitakyushu 7. Fukuoka 8. SL Hitoyoshi & Hisatsu line 9. Nagasaki 10. Okayama and NE Shikoku 11. Hyogo 12. Osaka 13. Cat Line 14. Nankai 15. The end

7. Fukuoka

Fukuoka, the largest city on Kyushu, is a good base for train travel on Kyushu.

Hakata station in Fukuoka is the terminal for the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen from Tokyo. Some trains are through to the Kyushu Shinkansen, some trains returns after cleaning and some trains take a rest at the Hakata-minami depot.
Amagi Railway. A company with only one line (14 km).
Nishitetsu is a large non-JR railway running local and regional traffic in Fukuoka area. Standard gauge.
Some pictures from Nishi-Karatsu and Karatsu stations.

1. Nagoya 2. Fuji & Tokyo 3. Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route 4. Toyama - Takayama - Tsuyama 5. Tsuyama - Hiroshima 6. Around Kitakyushu 7. Fukuoka 8. SL Hitoyoshi & Hisatsu line 9. Nagasaki 10. Okayama and NE Shikoku 11. Hyogo 12. Osaka 13. Cat Line 14. Nankai 15. The end

© Göran Bæckström 2014