Steam Locomotive at Shimbashi

Popular meeting place for Tokyo's salarymen

By Manish Prabhune    - 1 min read

Shimbashi once was the terminal stop for the trains that ran between Yokohama and Tokyo in 1872 for the first time. A steam locomotive from 1945 was placed there in 1972 to commemorate 100 years of Shimbashi's rail history. The engine is illuminated at night with color rotation and it's a very popular spot to meet, especially on Friday nights. Watch out for the crowds of Japanese 'salarymen'.

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Manish Prabhune

Manish Prabhune @manish.prabhune

Travelling to various places and locations in Japan for over 20 years now, I want to share my experiences and also hear about destinations that I still have not been to in the land of the rising sun. Am a photography enthusiast and love to do slow shutter blue hour photography in Tokyo.