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Lovely train ride

We were actually pleasantly surprised by this train ride! From Fukui Station to the last one, we... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
C L
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Manila, Philippines
Good local train service

It's nice to ride a local train sometimes, to enjoy the scenery and slower pace. The trains are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KlapauciusJapan
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Japan
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29 Apr 2018
“Lovely train ride”
2 weeks ago
“Good local train service”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's nice to ride a local train sometimes, to enjoy the scenery and slower pace. The trains are clean, and seats comfortable enough for the short journeys. The Echizen Railway (Echizen tetsudo, shortened to Echi-tetsu) is convenient for going to/from Mikuni or Katsuyama and the...More

2  Thank KlapauciusJapan
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Took this train into fukui from echizen. Very good, on time and lovely views for early part. Well dressed staff and polite. I noted we did not get asked for tickets so perhaps not got good english.

3  Thank WorcesterMoray
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We were actually pleasantly surprised by this train ride! From Fukui Station to the last one, we were all mesmerized by the well-dressed and impecably groomed conductress and the beautiful sights we were passing by. The train ride alone is quite a relaxing one, and...More

4  Thank C L
Reviewed 10 November 2017

There are two local trains in Fukui - the Echizen Railway (Echitetsu) and Fukui Railway (Fukutetsu). This, the Echitetsu, runs from a station just outside JR Fukui station, and is the best way to get to either Katsuyama (for the Dinosaur Museum) or Mikuni (for...More

4  Thank KlapauciusJapan
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