Bonson Lam

C5856 Steam Locomotive Train

The pride of Fukuchiyama Train Museum

Bonson Lam   - 1 min read

Long before the advent of Shinkansen or bullet trains, steam locomotives such as the C 58 series ferried passengers and freight across Japan. It was a big trip for someone to visit Kyoto from Hiroshima or Tokyo in the 1950's. Today, you can get a feel of how magnificent these 100 tonne plus locomotives are, at the Fukuchiyama Railway Museum Annex (Poppo land No 2). Her sister train, the C58-1, can be found at the Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum in Kyoto.

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I knew my future was destined to be with Japan the moment I flew from Sydney to experience the atmospheric lane ways of Kyoto last century. From the skies above Sapporo to the old charm of Naha's alleyways, I have been enchanted by the beauty and variety on every island. I am humbled to have met ...