Asakusa Tobu Lodge in Tokyo now has a room with a prepare simulator


Calling all prepare aficionados: Asakusa Tobu Lodge is celebrating its first anniversary by putting in a  Tobu Railway simulator in one in all its rooms. Obtainable solely throughout the day for a restricted time, the room is even decked out in station signages and train-themed bedding to offer trainspotters a totally immersive expertise. 

Picture: Tobu Group

The simulator isn’t only a gimmick, although. The gear is a full-scale mannequin of the Tobu Railway 50070 sequence management panel – it’s used for coaching Tobu-Tojo Line drivers, which means it comes with all of the genuine bells and whistles. With a display to show practical CG surroundings of the prepare tracks and stations, you’ll be able to play the function of the driving force as you set the prepare into movement and monitor the speedometer all through the ‘journey’. 

It won’t be as straightforward because it seems – there are a number of elements to keep in mind, like how each part of the prepare tracks has a unique velocity restrict. Fortunately, you’ll have a number of hours to try to get it proper.

The room is accessible for ¥10,200 per session and might accommodate as much as two folks. Test in is from 1pm and also you’ll have to take a look at by 5pm the identical day. Bookings by means of October 21 are at present full, however the resort shall be accepting new reservations from October 15. You may reserve the room right here

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