The monorail headed southbound from Oroku Station for Akamine Station (the farthest south/west 'train' station in all Japan) in front of AEON Oroku Naha to its final destination at Naha Airport before eventually making the trip north again.
The name is Yui Rail (Monorail) Museum, but don't let that fool you! The two-story museum is packed with 400 different items on display, some of the construction of the monorail to even the old railways in Okinawa. It's free to enter, open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and...
Monorails, by design, are meant to run on elevated tracks above populated areas in order to cut back on costly underground rail systems.
The 4.1-kilometer extension will run to four new stations upon completion:
And then it'll stop by Urasoemaeda Station...