The brand new SL Paleo Express Wedding packages are a dream come true for railway enthusiast couples.
On March 10, the Saitama-based private Chichibu Railway began taking reservations for the SL Paleo Express Wedding, a brand new form of wedding experience perfect for train otaku or couples on the lookout for something somewhat bit different for his or her big day. The service, which centers around the corporate’s SL Paleo Express sightseeing train, begins wedding operations on May 7 and is subsequently available on days every time the train is in operation.
▼ Try this promotional video in case you’re curious what it could be wish to rejoice your wedding on a train.
There are two plans to pick from. The more comprehensive Photos & Train Automotive Reservation plan (439,625 yen/US$3,748) encompasses a photography session for the couple in front of the C58363 steam locomotive, which dates back to 1944, in addition to at Hirosegawara Rail Yard. Perhaps most enjoyable, the plan also includes the rental of one among the C58363’s 4 train cars for personal wedding reception use. As much as 20 close family and friends can take part this wedding celebration on the moving train after which attend a ceremony on the SL Tenshadai Park (ceremony fee not included).
▼ Steam locomotive C58363
▼ The station master at Kumagaya Station will even present you with a special SL Paleo Express-themed wedding certificate.
The more easy Photos plan (384,625 yen) encompasses a photography session exclusively for the bride and groom on the Hirosegawara Rail Yard and various stations along the Chichibu Line.
▼ Train reads “Kagemori Station”
Each plans also include early morning styling services for the bride and groom to look their best on their big day.
For more kinds of unique wedding photo venues and themed services which you could book in Japan, take a look at these examples from the Tokyo National Museum, the Pokémon Wedding plan, or the Sailor Moon Wedding plan.