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Shiman Torocco Trolley
©AFLO, Hideki Nawate
Running between Uwajima Station in Aichi Prefecture and Kubokawa Station in Kochi Prefecture, this is an original trolley train made from converted freight cars. The train is characterized by its golden yellow color, which reflects the beauty of the landscape. From its open-style train car you’ll be able to look directly onto the Shimanto and Hiromi Rivers, said to be the last truly clean-flowing rivers in Japan.
*Kubokawa Station: 16-28 Kotohira-machi, Shimanto-cho, Takaoka, Kochi
Runs weekends and holidays only from July to November *Kubokawa to Ekawasaki, 14:14 to 15:42 *Uwajima to Tosa-Taisho, 10:29 to 12:52
Jul., Aug., Sep., Oct., Nov.
While on board, you can purchase local products and enjoy information given by a volunteer guide about the areas of the train line.
*To Kubokawa Station: About 73 minutes riding the Nakamura-bound express on the Dosan Line from Kochi Station.
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