train stations

What to do if your phone battery dies when using a mobile transit pass on a Japanese train

Avoid getting stuck inside the train station forever with these handy solutions.

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A visit to Japan’s train station that looks like a spaceport in the middle of nowhere【Photos】

Unusual station’s unique name also makes it a destination for those seeking good luck, but things might feel different in the near future.

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Japanese idol goes viral for display of superpowers at train station【Video】

All in a day’s work for this creative idol.

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Searching for Totoro at Totoro Station in Totoro, Japan

Join us for a journey to the countryside to find the forest giant from Studio Ghibli’s My Neighbour Totoro

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Google Maps sent us to a forbidden exit from one of Tokyo’s major subway stations

Exit B3b is not an exit?!?

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The Japanese train station famous for mysterious dancing cats

Magical legend lives on at Odoriba Station.

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The Station Idol Latch! project gifts us with 30 male idols for 30 Yamanote Line stations

JR East’s newest venture reimagines each of the 30 stations on Tokyo’s most famous train line as a singing and performing idol.

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The Japanese train station with torii gates on its tracks

Spirit yourself away to another world at this off-the-beaten track destination. 

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All you need is one purchase from the 100-yen store to replicate this amazing trick shot【Pics】

Japanese teen photographer wows the world with a reflection made from neither water nor a mirror.

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What it’s like to buy a canned railway stone in Japan

A can full of playfulness and surprises.

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All aboard the train station soba restaurant that’s being called the best in Japan

Over 70 years in service, with a very unusual type of noodle on the menu that was developed after World War II. 

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Is it a Lawson or a train station? We investigate the mysterious Sekiguchi Station

Melon bread or train tickets, which can we buy here?

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Mask vending machines pop up at train stations around Taiwan to help commuters avoid fines

Because you’ll be slapped with a hefty fine for not wearing a mask on the subway.

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Train otaku say this is the narrowest train station platform in Japan

Where commuters have less than 40 centimetres (16 inches) of foot-space between safety lines.

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Drinking wine made from the only train station platform vineyard in Japan

This Shiojiri Station Merlot has a terroir as unique as its taste. 

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Studio Ghibli’s Totoro and the Catbus forever preserved together in new statue 【Pics & Video】

Monument unveiled by children yelling “Totoro!” plays out like a scene from a Ghibli anime film. 

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My Neighbour Totoro train jingles now playing at Tokorozawa Station【Videos】

Have a listen to the five new Ghibli departure melodies delighting passengers in Japan right now.

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Student gets locked inside Japanese station after the last train

Trapped student sends out an SOS on Twitter when staff close the shutters on him during a toilet emergency.

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Studio Ghibli releases its first-ever train jingles, to be played at one special Japanese station

Monument also to be erected in the shape of Totoro.

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Japanese train drivers caught performing cute in-sync movements at the station 【Video】

Looking after passengers with a big dose of kawaii. 

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