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Hot coffee finally returns to Tohoku, Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet trains

Travelers can once again enjoy a fresh cup of coffee while zooming across northeastern Japan.

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All-you-can-ride Shinkansen deal coming to Japan for a limited time

Unlimited travel pass comes with a slew of extra perks.

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Footage of very loud Hokkaido Shinkansen tunnel blast delights the public【Video】

It turns out that the Internet really likes watching stuff get blown up.

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Brad Pitt hops on the bullet train to Kyoto, gets teary at a temple, and receives a Pasmo card in Japan

A whirlwind ride to promote the movie in the land where it all started. 

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Bullet Train starring Brad Pitt: Japanese fans react to new trailer

A closer look at some scenes reveals a very different kind of Japan to the one fans were expecting. 

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Japan’s West Kyushu Shinkansen bullet train service to Nagasaki is set to open this fall

JR Kyushu reveals the starting date for the newest stretch of Shinkansen in southwestern Japan.

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Japan Rail now accepting suggestions for how to use a car on the Nozomi bullet train in March 2022

For the Nozomi Shinkansen’s 30th birthday, you could win the gift of a free high-speed trip tailored to your desires!

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Free Shinkansen tickets for kids travelling with parents during special JR promotion

Fastest bullet train on the most popular line offers incredible rebate deal for limited time.

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Shinkansen conductor caught playing GPS smartphone game on bullet train…for TEN years

He might have gotten away with it too, if it weren’t for an anonymous tip-off.

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Shinkansen makes unscheduled stop as elderly man whacks other passenger in the head with phone

”What are ya, a woman?” angry morning passenger shouts.

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New Shinkansen bullet train design revealed for Nagasaki extension

Kamome will let travelers figuratively fly to west Kyushu.

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Shinkansen driver disciplined for taking poop break while train was going 150 kilometers an hour

Usually, when you gotta go, you gotta go, but maybe you can’t when you’re supposed to be driving the bullet train.

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Japan’s Shinkansen bullet trains to remove all onboard payphones

Before you hop on the Shinkansen, make sure you’ve got your ticket and a charged phone.

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Shinkansen ice cream sales suspended on board bullet train, sell out online

These Shinkansen-exclusive ice creams are so famous they even have their own hashtag.

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Japanese theatres welcome Thomas the Tank Engine’s newest train, a Japanese shinkansen, in 2021

Spring 2021 heralds the Japanese theatrical release of a Thomas movie starring a Japanese bullet train!

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Faster! Japan’s Shinkansen to get speed boost along Tohoku route

Good news if you want to get there even faster than a speeding bullet train can right now.

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Is that the Japanese bullet train in your underwear, or are you just happy to see me?

Shinkansen underwear lets you show (or hide) your love of Japan’s fastest trains.

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New Shinkansen luggage rules start today, set to make travel more expensive and less convenient

Get out your tape measure, because you might need a more expensive seat and special reservation, or cash to pay an extra charge.

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Japanese rail and Shinkansen bullet train announcers come together for series of cute videos

Get to know three of the people behind the “sexy” English-language voice announcements you’ll hear on public transport in Japan.

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Shinkansen tale of crying baby, grumpy man, and clever attendant warms Japanese internet’s heart

“I can’t sleep with this noisy kid crying!”

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