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This video, titled "Railway|Special Express Sleeper|Blue Train|Movie Source|1975" (鉄道 寝台特急 ブルートレイン 映像資料昭和50年代2), was released by "That's Travel & Transportation" (That's旅行・交通).

The Blue Train is a sleeper train that ceased service in 2015.
The name "Blue Train" is a nickname and refers to the blue coach sleeper expresses that run at night.

There was a time when the blue body of the train, which stood out in the twilight of night, had a unique atmosphere that was different from that of daytime trains and was admired by many children.

Nowadays, you can't actually see the Blue Train in action, but there are facilities across Japan that preserve and display the Blue Train, and some of them are used as lodging.

If you want to see the blue train in action, check out the video!

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Last Updated : Sep. 15, 2020
有田 和義(Kazuyoshi Arita)
A 40-something writer who loves entertainment
The Nostalgic, Limited Express, Blue Sleeper Train! Nostalgic Footage From 1950's Japan!
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