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Shogi Star and Railroad Lover Sota Fujii Experiences Being Conductor, Driver of Train in Kagawa Pref.

The Yomiuri Shimbun
Shogi star Sota Fujii experiences being conductor and driver of a Takamatsu-Kotohira Electric Railroad train at Kotoden-Kotohira Station on Monday.

Eight-title holder Sota Fujii experienced being a conductor and driver of a Takamatsu-Kotohira Electric Railroad train at Kotoden-Kotohira Station in Kagawa Prefecture on Monday.

Dressed in a uniform, shogi star Fujii, 21, known to be a railroad fan, boarded a train at the station, closed the doors and announced, “Thank you very much for using our train today.” He also sat at the driver’s seat and operated the lever.