This event includes walking across the beautiful Meganebashi Bridge along the historic remains of the Usui Line and eating a kamemeshi (hot pot) lunch at the former Kumanodaira Station. Passing through all 25 railway tunnels and covering 11.2km, this walk crosses prefectural borders and ends at the beautiful resort city of Karuizawa in Nagano Prefecture.
*The Shinetsu Line (lower line) cannot be entered except on the day of the Abadoned Railway Walk.
Attire: Light hiking clothes.
Equipment: Light, helmet, gloves (Rental options are available in case you don’t have these items)
|Date||October 14th, 2018 (Sun)|
|Time||7:45AM - 4:30PM|
|Participation Fee||¥4,500 per person (Includes lunch and insurance fees)|
|Lunch||Will be provided|
|07:45||Gather and check in at the Yokokawa Office|
|08:20||Start walking on the Abt Railway|
|09:30||Arrive at Yuno no yu (local hot spring) (15 min break)|
|10:45||Arrive at Meganebashi Bridge (15 min break)|
|11:30||Arrive at Kumonodaira Staiton (60 min lunch break)|
|12:30||Start walking along the Shinetsu Line (lower line)|
|13:45||15 min break|
|15:00||Arrive at Karuizawa Station goal, walk around|
|15:35||Get on the bus from Karuizawa Station|
|16:09||Arrive at Yokokawa Station by bus, event ends|