和歌山電鐵株式会社
和歌山電鐵株式会社
English
 WAKAYAMA ELECTRIC RAILWAY
      Kishigawa Line
      
      Cat
Stationmaster
TamaⅡ
are looking
forward to
seeing you.
      
      Wakayama Electric Railway Kishigawa Line is
one of the best toursist attractions having enough places 
to visit, such as a famous shrine.
And cat stationmaster welcome you.
Come and see the the cat stationmaster by Kishigawa line train
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Working schedule of TAMAⅡ NITAMA

working hours mon tue wed thu fri sat sun
10:00~16:00 KISHI KISHI Day off Day off KISHI KISHI KISHI

Working schedule of YONTAMA

working hours mon tue wed thu fri sat sun
10:00~16:00 Day off IDAKISO IDAKISO IDAKISO Day off IDAKISO IDAKISO

Access INFO



How to buy tickets

  • You can buy tickets before you get on the train at Wakayama or Idakiso station.
  • If you get on the train at the other stations, you can pay the money to the driver when you get off.

How to ride trains

  • Kishigawa Line trains are operated without conductors.
  • Except for Wakayama, and Kishi, pick up a numbered ticket when getting on.
  • Get off your train at the front door.



Route Map

Line Data

Wakayama Electric Railway Kishigawa Line is in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.
It is 14.3km long.It extends from Wakayama-City(JR Wakayama station)to Kishi Station in neighboring Kinokawa-City.
Along the line there are 14 stations.The train leisurely runs through beautiful rural farmland and towns.

Enjoy Kishigawa Line!

Tama was a calico cat and has served as a Kishi stationmaster from 2007 to 2015.
Tama has contributed for Wakayama sightseeing and revitalization of Local Public Transport with her co-worker Nitama who is a calico cat too.

At 22nd June 2015, Tama passed away and she became an ‘Honorable Eternal Stationmaster’. Now Tama who is a goddess of Wakayama Electric Railway and Local Public Transport welcomes many passengers at ‘Tama Shrine’ which built in the Kishi station platform.

Now, Nitama who had worked at Idakiso station succeeded to Tama’s position and called ‘Tama the 2nd Stationmaster’. Like other employees, ‘Tama the 2nd Stationmaster’ has working hours. She usually works at Kishi station. Nitama’s day-off are on Wednesday and Thursday from September 2015. Irregularly her off-day might change.

Wakayama Electric Railway operates three themed trains:

Ichigo(Strawberry)Train

Strawberry is cultivated on a large scale in kishigawa town. And strawberry train is lovely and fancy train. The floor in the train was boarded with natural wood. Also there are benches, service counters and tables made of natural wood.

Omocha(Toys)Train

Toy train is loved not only by children, but adults too. There are many toys in the red train. And “Gachagacha”(capsule-toy) vending machines are in Toy train. It’s amazing. Enjoy with your family!

Tama Train

Tama train is the cutest train in the world. There are 101 Tama drawn on the train body. So cute!! 101 Tama welcome you on the train. Go to see the stationmaster Tama by the Tama train!

Umeboshi Train

The “Umeboshi Train” is based on plums from Wakayama, the biggest producer in Japan, with a red exterior inspired by umeboshi dried plums, Japanese style paper screens and bamboo blinds inside, and a ceiling with liberal use of wood - a fun to look at and pleasant to ride luxury Japanese style train car,.

Fares

Show your ticket at the facilities on the list got with PASS, you can get nice benefits!

One day ticket


One day ticket is handy for tourists, and you can save money.

Adult ¥780 Child ¥390

Single Fares

Adult ¥400 (Wakayama ⇨ Kishi)

Child ¥200 (Wakayama ⇨ Kishi)

WAKAYAMA FREE PASS

Enjoy unlimited on Wakayama Bus & Wakayama Electric Railway within the allocated area.

1day Adult ¥1,600 Child ¥800

2day Adult ¥2,400 Child ¥1,200

Ticket Office
  • Platform 9 in Wakayama station
  • Idakiso station (9:00-17:30)
  • Kishi station Tama cafe(9:15-17:15/closed on 3rd wed)・Tama shop(10:00-16:15)