A 681 series EMU, September 2014
|Service type||Limited express|
|First service||25 December 1964|
|Current operator(s)||JR West|
|Service frequency||16 return services daily|
|Rolling stock||681 series EMUs
683 series EMUs
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
|Operating speed||130 km/h (80 mph)|
Services are normally operated using Kanazawa-based 681 series and 683-8000 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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