Series 2700s to refresh Shikoku express services

The Series 2700 DMUs are being built for JR Shikoku by Kawasaki Heavy Industries. (Photo: Akihiro Nakamura)

JAPAN: Regional operator JR Shikoku unveiled its two pre-series Series 2700 diesel multiple-units on January 23. Now undergoing test running, the two-car units are expected to enter service later this year, working Limited Express services on the island’s principal non-electrified main lines.

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