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miyakoji posted a topic in Japan Rail: News & General DiscussionOigawa Railway has purchased four 14 series passenger cars to supplement its fleet for steam service. Two are SUHAFU 14s, numbers 502 and 557, while the other two are OHA 14s, numbers 511 and 513. Some or all of them were in the Hamanasu formation(s). These were transported by sea between Tomakomai and Nagoya, then by road to a siding near Shin-Kanaya. So, according to the blog linked below, there is no physical connection between JRC and Oigawa, or am I misunderstanding that? http://railf.jp/news/2016/06/10/160000.html http://railf.jp/news/2016/06/13/103000.html several images
Two of JR East's observation cars, SUROFU 14-701 and 14-702, were moved to Nagano Depot on July 7 for scrapping. These cars started life in 1974 as SUHAFU 14-53 and -57. 53 was built by Niigata Tekkyo, 57 by Fuji Heavy Industries. In 1983 they were modified into a European-style joyful train called the Salon Express Tokyo with observation, compartment, and lounge areas. They were reclassified as SUROFU 14-700 series. The full formation was 7 cars with 5 ORO 14s as intermediate cars. They were modified again in 1997; the compartment and lounge areas were removed and replaced with Japanese