trains

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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Tokyo starts massive renovation project for entrances to the world’s busiest train station

And don’t worry, the coronavirus travel ban will definitely be over in time for you to see it as soon as it’s done.

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Instant karma? Accused voyeur falls off bridge at Shibuya Staion, breaks several bones【Video】

Two accused perverts make a break for it by running along Tokyo train tracks on the same day.

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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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We snag sleek T-shirts celebrating JR Higashi-Nakano Station’s 115th year in operation

Mr. Sato is never one to pass up a good T-shirt–especially one that salutes his home train line!

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Japan’s shortest train line may also be its creepiest, looks like something out of a horror film

Need a place to shoot a budget apocalypse movie?

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Stationmaster cat dies in Japan after being hit by car

Locals heartbroken after sudden death of Kyushu’s Stationmaster Nya.

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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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The Japanese train station famous for mysterious dancing cats

Magical legend lives on at Odoriba Station.

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We take a ride on Seibu Railway’s futuristic luxury liner: the Limited Express Laview

The recently added train feels like a blast into both the future and the past!

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Strangers on a train – Random middle-aged guy gives Japanese high schooler great life advice

Tough-looking stranger has something to say about schoolboy’s studies.

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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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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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This sandwich bento with 120-year history from Kamakura is a masterful example of how less is more

Don’t be fooled by its simplicity, because that’s what makes it shine!

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Shinjuku Bento surprises us with historic ingredient from the samurai era

Unusual ekiben takes us back in time with a hot ingredient. 

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Giant cats taking naps on train tracks — only in Japan

Leaked screenshots from the latest Godzilla movie? Nope, just a restaurant in Osaka!

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Tokyo’s anti-crowding coronavirus countermeasures backfire, make trains needlessly dangerous

Ridiculous problem could have been avoided simply by looking at a calendar.

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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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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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