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Japan Photo Journal: Scenic setting

(Mainichi/Norio Oyama)

A train passes blooming cherry trees and rape blossoms on the Nishikigawa Tetudou Co.'s Nishikigawa Seiryu Line in the city of Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, in western Japan, on March 29, 2020. The rape blossoms were planted in a rice field near Minamigochi Station by a group of local farmers and others. Railway fans are often seen taking photos of the train with the annual beautiful scenery while checking the timetable of the line as the train only passes around once every hour in each direction.

    (Japanese original by Norio Oyama, Shunan Bureau)

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