Kagoshima City tackles Global Warming Issue by paving tram railway with LAWN!




Green Tram Railway

The tram railway is paved by lawn in Kagoshima City.

Kagoshima City is the leading the campaign “Environment Leading City”.

Lawn pavement is one of the activities of the campaign.

This campaign receives high reputation from tourists.

Other cities have started imitating this campaign.


This lawn pavement has following 3 good results.


Reduce Heat in Summer

It can reduces the heat on the road during summer season.


Reduce Noise

It can reduce noises made by trams when they run on the railway.


Makes People Relaxed

Green lawn can reduce mental stress and produces good city environment.