Botchan Ressha (Botchan Train)

The retro locomotive runs through the city of literature and hot springs, Matsuyama

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Botchan Ressha is a tourist train that was modeled after an actual steam locomotive that had continued to operate through the city for 67 years from 1888. The train is named for the train that the protagonist had used in the novel “Botchan”, the famous work by writer Soseki Natsume who had a connection with Matsuyama. The train line links a number of famous tourist sites including Dogo Onsen and Matsuyama Castle.
Business Hours

Refer to operating schedule Open every day
Adult: 800 YEN
Children: 400 YEN
1-10-20 Dogomachi, Matsuyama, Ehime
(089) 948-3323

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