Japanese Express Train Sign

L1090036This was my best find in Japan. It’s a modern sign, printed on plastic film, for display on the front of an engine. It’s usually back-lit for special effect. I believe that it is for the Kaiji Limited Express, a seasonal service between Tokyo, Shinjoku, and Mount Fuji…

Here’s a Japanese blog that shows the train, and sign at its best

http://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/fujibusa2005/14410193.html

img_074ce1cc5kaiji_urabe_02Screen Shot 2016-09-23 at 3.58.18 PMThe trains…

And the sign, in situ..

219341166_large.v1472731977And an LED version on a more modern train (not so good)

img_0-1And, here are some stills from youtube…

Screen Shot 2016-09-23 at 3.51.13 PM Screen Shot 2016-09-23 at 3.47.57 PM

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