Direct Bus Service ‘Wakasa Memory Liner’ Starts Trial Operation from Tsuruga Station

Wakasa Memory Liner

The Wakasa Obama Tourism Association has initiated a trial operation of the direct bus service ‘Wakasa Memory Liner’ from the Hokuriku Shinkansen Tsuruga Station on March 16.

Departing from Tsuruga Station, the bus stops at Roadside Station ‘Wakasa Obama’, Obama Station, SEE SEA PARK, Wakasa Hongo Station, Wakasa Takahama Station, and UMIKARA in that order. On the return trip from Wakasa Takahama Station, the stops are made in the order of Wakasa Hongo Station, Obama Station, and Tsuruga Station. There are two daily trips from Tsuruga and one from Takahama.

The bus service’s operating hours are set during times when the JR Obama Line is not running, playing a role in complementing the region’s secondary transportation. The service runs until March 31. Operations beyond April are currently under consideration.

The capacity is 27 people on weekdays and 45 on weekends and holidays. Fares are 1,500 yen for junior high school students and above, 750 yen for elementary school students, and free for preschoolers.

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