Special trains for baseball visitors from Hiroshima and Hakata

photo by HKT3012

The Japan Championship Series of the top baseball league in Japan will begin from October 27. JR West announced that they will operate some special trains for visitors of those games.

The trains are Hikari 456 (Hiroshima 22:20 → Okayama 23:10) and Hikari 446 (Hakata 22:15 → Hiroshima 23:23). Hiroshima is near “Mazda Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima” (AZDA ZOOM-ZOOMスタジアム広島) which is 10 minutes walk from the station and Hakata is near “Fukuoka Yafuoku! Dome” (福岡ヤフオク!ドーム) which is 11 minutes ride by subway and 15 minutes walk from the subway station. These two trains will make visitors happy to return.

Overview of the special trains

from Hiroshima (Mazda Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima) to Okayama

Train:
Hikari 456
Schedule:
Hiroshima 22:20 → (Higashi-Hiroshima: Pass) → Mihara 22:38 → Shin-Onomichi 22:44 → Fukuyama 22:53 → (Shin-Kurashiki: Pass) → Okayama 23:10
Operation date:
October 27, 28, Novembe 03, 04
In-car sales:
n/a

from Hakata(Fukuoka Yafuoku! Dome) to Hiroshima

Train:
Hikari 446
Schedule:
Hakata 22:15 → Kokura 22:32 → (Shin-Shimonoseki: Pass) → (Asa: Pass) → Shin-Yamaguchi 22:52 → (Tokuyama: Pass) → (Shin-Iwakuni: Pass) → 広島 23:23
Operation date:
October 30, 31, Novembe 01
In-car sales:
n/a