The Tsugaru Railway Line (津軽鉄道線, Tsugaru Tetsudō-sen) is a Japanese railway line in Aomori Prefecture, operating between Tsugaru-Goshogawara, in the city of Goshogawara and Tsugaru-Nakasato, in the town of Nakadomari, in central-southern Tsugaru Peninsula.
The Hokkaido Shinkansen (北海道新幹線, Hokkaidō Shinkansen) is a Japanese high-speed shinkansen rail line that links up with the Tōhoku Shinkansen in northern Aomori Prefecture in Honshu and continues on into the interior of Hokkaido through the undersea Seikan Tunnel. en.wikipedia.org
The Hokkaido Railway Company (北海道旅客鉄道株式会社, Hokkaidō Ryokaku Tetsudō Kabushiki-gaisha) is one of the constituent companies of the Japan Railways Group (JR Group), and is often referred to using its official abbreviation of JR Hokkaido (JR北海道, Jeiāru Hokkaidō). en.wikipedia.org
Seven of the world's longest railway tunnels are located in Asia, including four in Japan and two in China. Europe is home to three of the 10 longest, including the UK's Channel Tunnel. www.railway-technology.com
Japan Day. Japan Day is Japan Society North West's free all-day festival celebrating the many fascinating aspects of Japanese culture, which since 2006 has been held every two years, alternating between Manchester and Liverpool. www.jsnw.org.uk