Sightseeing Train Guide

SL Fuyu-no-Shitsugen Train

Kushiro Shibecha

The SL Fuyu-no-Shitsugen Train runs through the white Kushiro Wetland. The red-crowned cranes and the Ezo deer can be seen from the train window if you are lucky!! There is a nature guide on board and you also can purchase the commemorative goods of SL Fuyu-no-Shitsugen Train at the counter on the train.

Operating dates

Operated in January and February every year

Price

Basic fare ticket 1,290 yen (Kushiro-Shibecha)

  • Price for one-way
  • Half price for age 6-11
  • A reserved seat ticket is required in addition to a basic fare ticket to take this train.

Reserved seat

<All reserved seating>Reserved seat ticket 840 yen

  • Price for one-way
  • Half price for age 6-11
  • Please receive a reserved seat ticket at the JR Hokkaido stations such as New Chitose Airport Station and Sapporo Station after arriving in Hokkaido.
  • JR-EAST Train Reservation cannot be used.

Reservation

All reserved seating: Reservation required

Available rail passes

Hokkaido Rail Pass, Japan Rail Pass

*For Hokkaido Rail Pass, please purchase a reserved seat ticket separately.

*This video was taken in January 2020. The route map in the video is different from the current one.

Train formation

←Kushiro

Shibecha→

*Train name, operating dates, train formation and cars are subject to change.

There is a lecture about nature!

There is a lecture about nature!

A local guide introduces the places of interest along the line on the train.

A nostalgic potbelly stove!

A nostalgic potbelly stove!

You can grill and eat dried seafood sold on the train.

Filled with a retro atmosphere!

Filled with a retro atmosphere!

The conductor welcomes you with a retro uniform.

Recommended spots along the line

Enjoy the nature of Hokkaido with an audio guide!

The local trains running along the Senmo Line (between Kushiro and Abashiri), have been providing tour guide services via an “Audio Guide” using a GPS application. Click here for details.

“Audio Guide” GPS application download:

* Communication fee will be charged for downloading the application.

  • Download on the Mac App Store
  • GET IT ON Google Play
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