Location: Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima
Photo by: Mr Hiroshi Ito
Photo taken: 20Jan11
Aizu Railway operates between Nishiwakamatsu and Aizukogen-Ozeguchi in Fukushima, Tohoku region. From Photographer
Aizu railways is one of the railway networks running thought Japan's heavy snowfall area. This photo was taken at the moment the snow-covered train arrived at the station. Aizu is the westernmost of the three regions of Fukushima Prefecture. The principal city of the area is Aizuwakamatsu. Aizu-Wakamatsu is a castle town with a long samurai tradition.