• Kyodo


A small railway business in Shizuoka Prefecture is looking for an entity or an individual interested in buying a retired, non-working electric locomotive as a display piece.

The 11-meter-long, 40-ton ED403 locomotive was built in 1966 by Nippon Sharyo Ltd., and despite the size of the purchase, companies and individuals are showing interest, according to Gakunan Electric Train.

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