8 Our Hiroshima Prefecture
〔（4）Transportation in Hiroshima Prefecture 〕
We studied transportation in Hiroshima Prefecture using the transportation network map.
Sanyo Shinkansen, Sanyo Expressway, and Chugoku Expressway run east and west in Hiroshima Prefecture. Railways and expressway also run north and south through populated cities and towns. Ships to islands in the Seto Inland Sea and Shikoku depart from ports along the sea.