Streetcars move swiftly along the middle of the main streets of Kagoshima.
It is part of local people's life, and a very important form of transportation for students, business people, elderly people, and mothers with their children. Tourists also use the streetcar, and the scenery of Kagoshima seen from a streetcar will remain in their memory of Kagoshima.
In Japan, streetcars were abolished due to the advent of the motorcar society. However, now streetcars have been looked upon again as a solution for mass transportation. It helps to keep a good environment, avoid traffic, and help the aging society.
But.. how much do you know about streetcars?
Now, let's know a little bit about our Streetcar!!
Update Newsletter - No. 152 / May 2003-