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Address: Kishigawacho Inokuchi, Kinokawa 640-0424, Wakayama Prefecture
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Check the time schedule of Tama design train

Just download the time schedule and ensure you get on the Tama stationmaster train design. The other design will include the strawberry, the toy and Olympic (I name it as it's a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 12, 2014
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Singapore, null, Singapore
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Just download the time schedule and ensure you get on the Tama stationmaster train design. The other design will include the strawberry, the toy and Olympic (I name it as it's a while mascot holding a Olympic torch). The cat design have nice decor it, details till the window shades and light bulb with cat design. Cats are either cat... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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41 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

What others didn't tell you was that the damn cat do go on vacation and has a schedule more relaxed than the Queen of England. We were there the first time at exactly 5pm, which was the last train out of Kishi Station. Tama wasn't in her cage, so we thought we came a little too late and that she... More 

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Kinokawa, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Kishigawa Electric Rail has a number of themed trains; the toy train, the ichigo train, and the Tama-chan train. The latter is dedicated to Tama, the station master who resides at Kishi station. Oh, did I mention that Tama is a cat? Only in Japan!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I learned about Tama the Cat, the "Super Stationmaster" of Kishi Station at the end of the Wakayama Electric Railway several years ago. The story goes that the line was nearly bankrupt due to low ridership and they got rid of the stationmasters. A local shopkeeper put a stray cat in the station, dubbed her the "stationmaster" and people from... More 

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