Small Boy Arrested In Front of Bullet Train

Small Boy and Bullet Train
Source: Nagoya Police Department

If you can read a Japanese date you’ll realise that this photo was taken back in February, when we spent a very enjoyable and appropriately geeky day at the Linear Railway Park – a new railway museum in Nagoya. If you’re visiting this part of Japan and have even a passing interest in trains (heh heh) I definitely recommend paying a visit. At ¥1000 a ticket it isn’t the cheapest day out, but you get plenty of trains for your money. If you’re lucky you might even get to try out the bullet train driving simulator.

Watch out for hardcore train geeks with huge cameras. They have little patience for mere mortals who obstruct the view of their precious trains!

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2 thoughts on “Small Boy Arrested In Front of Bullet Train

  1. Susannah

    In train circles that type of train enthusiast is called a ‘foamer’ – so called because they foam at the mouth at the sight of a train.
    I find I am genetically linked to a disturbing number of foamers, and if my two-year-old’s obsession with Thomas the Tank Engine is anything to go by, this familial association is beginning to express itself…

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