A test drive event for the media of Kyoto Tango Railway's new limited express train KTR8500 will be held between Amanohashidate and Nishi-Maizuru on March 5, 2024, and the train in the "JR Tokai color" with orange lines will be in the "Kyoto by the Sea" area. ran at full speed. Although it was unfortunately raining, the appeal of the new vehicle was promoted, allowing visitors to enjoy the panoramic view of Miyazu City's scenic Nagu Coast and Yuragawa Bridge from the large windows known as Wide View and the high-decker seats with a high floor.

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