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Chichibu Railway is a private sector railway company operating in Saitama prefecture. The railway has passenger as well as freight operations. A popular railway service amongst railway enthusiasts and photographers because of the scenic route between Hanyu and Mitsumineguchi.
Local services as well as express...More
The station itself is small but there are plenty of restaurants nearby and you can walk to some of the local tourist sites
Taxis are based at the station and there are local buses that start from here
You can buy reserved seats for the...More
While we were walking around Chichibu the steam train came through town - a bit of history!
On the other hand, we took a regular train from Hanno, where we were staying, to Chichibu for the Yomatsuri.
We took the last train back to Hanno...More
They may have newer trains running, but this railway still preserves the old world look to it. If your into railway photography, this is a great place for it. Operates two steam locomotives daily. They also have an open air railway museum. I like the...More