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Kagoshima-chuo ~ Ibusuki by Ibusuki no Tamatebako

Kagoshima-chuo ~ Ibusuki by Ibusuki no Tamatebako

Kagoshima-chuo ~ Ibusuki by Ibusuki no Tamatebako

tipsIbusuki no Tamatebako (aka Ibutama) is the limited express train runs between Kagoshima-chuo and Ibusuki. This service has started since March 2011 and become very popular as a sightseeing train in Japan.

Ibusuki no Tamatebako, literally means "Ibusuki Treasure Box", is named from the famous Japanese folktale " Urashima Taro " and its originated this region.

There are no Green seats or non-reserved seats on this train. You must make a seat reservation before boarding