The Shirasagi (しらさぎ) is a limited express train in Japan, operated by the West Japan Railway Company (JR West) since 1964. It runs between Nagoya and Toyama.
Services are normally operated using Kanazawa-based 681 series EMUs formed as 6-, 6+3-, or 6+3+3-car formations. Services were originally formed of 7-car 485 series, 489 series and 5-, 5+3-, or 5+3+3-car 683 series EMUs.
The Shirasagi service was first introduced on 25 December 1964.
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