Resumes operation for the first time in 4 months between Yatsushiro and Sashiki on the Hisatsu Orange Railway

Japan Railway News

Hisatsu Orange Railway resumed train operation on Sunday, November 1, 2020 between Yatsushiro Station (Kumamoto) and Sashiki Station (Kumamoto), which had been disrupted due to the effects of the heavy rain in July 2020.

This line suffered a lot of damage such as sediment inflow due to the heavy rain disaster, and although some sections has been disrupted, the operation of the all line was restarted for the first time in about 4 months. They are operating on regular timetables, including not only local trains but also the sightseeing train “Orange Shokudo” where you can enjoy various meals on board.