#457: Ki-bo (Semiweekly-pedia of Japan)


#457: Ki-bo (category: tram)


The "Ki-bo" is a nickname of Type L tramcar running in Fukui Prefecture. It opened in 2016 and is operated by Echizen Railway. "Echizen" is an ancient name of Fukui Prefecture.

According to Echizen Railway, the nickname indicates not only "kibo" (meaning "hope" in Japanese) but also "ki" (yellow) and "bo" from "boya" (boy) or from "aibo" (buddy).

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