Echigo Tokimeki Railway will start the operation of the “Morning to Evening 455” from Saturday, 11th, September. On this train, passengers can occupy one booth in the first car of the sightseeing express train “Kuha Series 455” all day.
This is an opportunity to enjoy a booth in the first car of the sightseeing express “Kuha Series 455”, and experience a long-distance express train journey from the Showa-era.
An image of the booth
The trip is a continuous ride of 8 hours and 25 minutes. The course covers routes used by 6 train services, including the Naoetsu-Myoko Kogen section and the Naoetsu-Ichiburi section. The offer also includes 6 train tickets that reproduce the old-fashioned tickets printed on thick paper at the time of the Showa-era.
A sample of the reserved seat ticket
Details: Timetable for 6 trains
There are three boarding options. and you can select from Naoetsu 8:43 (rapid), Joetsu Myoko 9:00 (rapid), or Naoetsu 11:26 (express No. 1) at the time of booking. The fare is the same no matter where you board, and you can enjoy freshly made crab-filled Kamameshi on the express train No. 1 and sweets and coffee on the express train No. 3.
The sightseeing express “Morning to Evening 455” operates from Saturday, September 11th to the end of October.
An image of the train
The person in charge of Echigo Tokimeki Railway said, “Those who know the Showa era will remember the old days, and the younger generation will have a fresh experience. Reservations are being accepted, so feel free to apply.”
For more information is here ⇒ https://www.series455413express.jp/cont10/21.html
Sightseeing express “455 from morning to evening”
■ Operating days: From Saturday, September 11th to the end of October
■ Reserved seats and service charges (adult / child same amount)
・ One booth occupied by one person 6,800 yen (tax included)
・ One booth occupied by two people 13,600 yen (tax included)
* In addition, a “Holiday Tour Pass” is required for boarding
■ Reservation method
Internet reservation only：https://reservation.echigo-tokimeki.co.jp/
* Available until noon two days before the boarding date