All aboard the Pikachu train this summer! If you loved the Pokémon concept cars by Toyota, how about a train next? In 2012, the Pokémon With You project launched a Pokémon train in northeast ...
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East Japan Railway Co. has debuted a new luxury sleeper train to offer travelers a journey in style across northern Japan. Train Suite Shiki-shima is painted in champagne gold and departed Ueno ...
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West Japan Railway Co. (JR West) will debut a luxury sleeper train in June 2017. First announced in 2014, the Twilight Express Mizukaze is billed as "a hotel rolling through the beautiful Japanese ...
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The Tokyo Metro Ginza Line will start offering subway passengers free wi-fi on trains from December 1st, aimed particularly at visitors from overseas. Tokyo Metro partners with NTT Broadband ...
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Tokyu Corporation, which operates several railway lines around Tokyo, has put up posters inside its trains trying to persuade female passengers not to put on or adjust their makeup. These posters ...
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The previously announced new Yamanote Line stop between Shinagawa and Tamachi stations will be designed by Kengo Kuma, said JR East on September 6th. Set to open provisionally in spring 2020, ...
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It's the end of an era as Donbareya, the Cup Noodle restaurant on one of the platforms for the Yamanote Line at JR Shibuya Station, has closed. Offering Donbei instant noodles for hungry ...
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The top 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games sponsors have joined together to support the Japan team heading to Rio with a special branded Yamanote Line train. Sponsored by 15 companies, the ...
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An underground station in central Osaka was converted into a temporary izakaya for four days. Located in the business district of the city, Keihan Nakanoshima Station is a terminus that connects ...
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One of Tokyo's most iconic railway stations is set to lose its beloved exterior and poky atmosphere. JR East plans to overhaul JR Harajuku Station with a new, larger station building and major ...
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JR East has announced the Genbi Shinkansen, a new train on the Joetsu Shinkansen bullet train line running between Echigo-Yuzawa and Niigata stations inspired by contemporary Japanese art. The ...
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Seibu hosted a special "nightclub train" event on June 5th-6th, featuring on-board DJs and music as passengers were transported in the charted train from Nerima non-stop all the way to ...
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The Japanese are an overworked lot. This is why you can see them always trying to grab forty winks on the train. And it's why you get such a fantastic array of sleeping products. The spring ...
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Nanoblock, Japan's homegrown answer to Lego, never stops evolving. Just when you thought the micro building blocks had been used to transform every famous monument or building around the world, ...
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Now this is going to be fast. Kyodo News has reported that Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) has formally filed an application today with the Japanese transport ministry to build a maglev ...
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