Railway History

25 Amazing Facts About the History of Japan Railways

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The history of railways in Japan started in the late Edo Period, a time when Japan had been in isolation under the rule of the Tokugawa Shogunate for about 250 years. However, the development of Japan railways commenced after the downfall of the Shogunate, when the power was transferred to the Meiji Government. Here are …

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