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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good53%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
May 7, 2018
“Very charming little petit train sure to delight railroad buffs”
Sep 14, 2017
“Scenic Torokko Train”
1537-2 Takamori, Takamori-machi, Aso-gun 869-1602, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 967-62-0058
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Lovely scenery can be enjoyed on a pleasant 30 minute train ride. Part of the line is still closed due to the aftermath of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquakes, but the segment from Takamori to Nakamatsu is up an running. A round trip ride cost me...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marie H
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Torokko train run infrequently (mostly on Sunday and Japan National Holiday) at 11.30 am. Tickets can be obtained at the Takamori Station in the day. the scenery along the way was beautiful. However, because of Kumamoto earthquake, some parts of rail are destroyed and train...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Enrico G
Reviewed November 24, 2015

we were at a bit of a loss as to what to do as Aso walking area is closed. The Aso station was very helpful with getting the timetable for the train sorted

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank walkingWakefieldUk
Reviewed November 4, 2015

The railway is closed. It change to shuttle bus. The shuttle bus charged the same as train. So we did not have the fun of train but was charge the same.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Frank L
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