Information published on 28 February 2017 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 537.

Japan: Sales of Tateyama Kurobe OptionTicket for foreign travellers

Travel the Tateyama Kurobe Alpen Route on Hokuriku Shinkansen!

This year once again East Japan Railway Company (JR East) and West Japan Railway Company (JR West) will sell the convenient “Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket (One-way)” to foreigners travelling the Tateyama Kurobe Alpen Route.

This optionticket enables foreign travellers to economically visit the Alpine Route from Nagano Station/Toyama Station when it is used together with convenient tickets such as the “Tokyo-Osaka Hokuriku Arch Pass,”which is sold to foreigners travelling to Hokuriku.

Enjoy the dramatic panorama that changes in each season viewed from the Northern Alps Tateyama mountain range and create wonderful memories of travel in Japan.

(Source: JR East)