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Interior of an Old Passenger Car
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This is an interior of an old passenger car used on Behu light railway.

Model: HaHu5

Manufacturer: Nippon Sharyo, Inc.
Type: Passenger Car
Engine: None
Length: 9m 35cm / 30.68ft
Width: 2m 62cm / 8.6ft
Height: 2m 65cm / 8.69ft
Manufacturing Year: 1930

In 1915, Behu light railway was established to carry passengers and chemical products from a seaside factories to Tsuchiyama area. However, the railway fell into disuse in 1984 due to lack of passengers and freight. A locomotive and this passenger car are displayed at Harima-cho Archaeological Materials Museum.

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Uploaded: 07/05/2011
Updated: 25/04/2014
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