Sakuma Rail Park

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Sakuma Rail Park
佐久間レールパーク
SakumaRailPark.jpg
View from the station platform in August 2008
Sakuma Rail Park is located in Japan
Sakuma Rail Park
Location within Japan
Established 21 April 1991
Dissolved 1 November 2009
Location Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan
Coordinates 35°05′08″N 137°48′09″E / 35.085511°N 137.802622°E / 35.085511; 137.802622
Type Railway museum
Public transit access Chūbu-Tenryū Station

The Sakuma Rail Park (佐久間レールパーク Sakuma Rēru Pāku?) was an open-air railway museum located next to Chūbu-Tenryū Station on the Iida Line in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan. It was operated by Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central), and was opened on 21 April 1991.[1] The museum closed on 1 November 2009 in preparation for the move to a new SCMaglev and Railway Park in Nagoya in 2011.[1]

Exhibits[edit]

As of June 2009, the following railway vehicles were on display.[1][2][3]

Shinkansen[edit]

Locomotives[edit]

  • JNR Class ED11 electric locomotive - No. ED11 2 (built 1922 by General Electric, later moved to SCMaglev and Railway Park)
  • JNR Class ED62 electric locomotive - No. ED62 14

Electric railcars[edit]

  • Class KuMoHa 12 EMU car - No. MoHa 12054 (rebuilt 1959)
  • Class KuMoHa 52 EMU car - No. MoHa 52004 (built 1937 by Kawasaki Sharyo, later moved to SCMaglev and Railway Park)
  • 111 series EMU car - No. KuHa 111-1 (built 1962 by Nippon Sharyo, later moved to SCMaglev and Railway Park)
  • KuYa 165 EMU car - No. KuYa 165-1 (rebuilt 1974 from former SaHaShi 153-15)

Diesel railcars[edit]

  • Class KiHa 48000 railcar - No. KiHa 48036 (built 1956 by Tokyu Car, later moved to SCMaglev and Railway Park)
  • Class KiHa 181 DMU car - No. KiHa 181-1 (built 1968 by Fuji Heavy Industries, later moved to SCMaglev and Railway Park)

Passenger carriages[edit]

  • SuNi 30 passenger carriage – No. SuNi 30 95 (built 1929 by Osaka Tekko, later moved to SCMaglev and Railway Park)
  • OYa 31 passenger carriage – No. OYa 31 12 (built 1937 by Nakata Sharyo, later moved to SCMaglev and Railway Park)
  • OHaFu 33 passenger carriage – No. OHaFu 33 115
  • OHa 35 passenger carriage – No. OHa 35 206 (built 1941 by Nippon Sharyo, later moved to SCMaglev and Railway Park)
  • MaINe 40 sleeping carriage – No. MaINe 40 7 (built 1948 by Nippon Sharyo, later moved to SCMaglev and Railway Park)
  • 10 series sleeping carriage – No. ORoNe 10 27 (built 1960 by Hitachi, later moved to SCMaglev and Railway Park)

Other vehicles[edit]

  • So 80 crane - No. So 180 & ChiKi 6132 match wagon

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "佐久間レールパーク展示車両とイベント情報 (Sakuma Rail Park Exhibits and Event Information)". Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō. Japan: Kōtsū Shimbun. 38 (304): 38–42. August 2009. 
  2. ^ "「リニア・鉄道館」ファーストガイド" ["SCMaglev and Railway Park" First Guide]. Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō Magazine. Vol. 40 no. 324. Japan: Kōtsū Shimbun. April 2011. pp. 20–33. 
  3. ^ "リニア・鉄道館 会館" [SCMaglev and Railway Park opens]. Japan Railfan Magazine. Vol. 51 no. 601. Japan: Kōyūsha Co., Ltd. May 2011. pp. 64–73. 
  4. ^ 0系新幹線電車前頭部を保存します [0 Series Shinkansen Front Section Preserved] (PDF) (Press release) (in Japanese). Tokyu Car Corporation. 23 August 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 October 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 

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