trains

Traveler in Japan filled with gratitude as bullet train conductor shares Shinkansen lifehack

Pro tip can help anyone with bulky luggage on Japan’s fastest trains.

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Travel to Kyoto on the Kyotrain: A Japanese train with interiors like a traditional Kyoto house

With tatami mats, noren curtains and a zen garden, this is one of the most stunning and affordable ways to travel in Japan. 

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Ichikawa-Mama station gets linguistic makeover just in time for Mother’s Day

Besides the flowers, can you spot what makes this station name-change special?

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Massive manga mural appears in Tokyo station with nearly 100 feet of anime’s biggest stars【Pics】

Commuting through Shibuya subway station just got a lot cooler.

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Train station in Osaka plays “most disturbing sound in human history” to announce arrivals

JR Tennoji Station musically invites you to board one of their trains bound for the…ChAOs ReAlM‽

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Japanese child in wheelchair gets teased by train passenger, other commuter comes to his rescue

Thoughtless remark prompts bystander to spring into action and earn a sweet reward.

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Japanese woman finds a depressing way to prevent train gropers from targeting her

Less groping is always good, but the flip side to this countermeasure is what has people upset.

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Japan is getting a Disney Mickey Mouse Shinkansen bullet train this spring!

All aboard the fastest Disney train ride ever.

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Sakura train ride plays out like a magical scene from a Japanese anime movie

A secret hanami cherry-blossom viewing experience you won’t read about in travel guides.

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Man jumps out of car and saws off gate at railway crossing in Japan 【Video】

The whole thing was captured on video by a bystander.

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Mom asks mecha anime staff to add scenes of kid going to the bathroom for her son’s sake

Transforming robot series has plenty of action and excitement, but lack of toilet content is making mom’s life hard these days.

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Japanese man arrested for opening door and jumping off bullet train while it was still running

The man was responsible for causing delays for dozens of trains and thousands of people.

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The time someone pooped next to us on the train during Tokyo rush hour, and we tried to be nice

Rush hour is a pretty unpleasant time to be on the train in Japan under any circumstances, but this was a whole new set of problems.

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Man stops train from leaving station in Japan, video goes viral online

Elderly passenger purposely halts train and causes delay, ignoring rail staff who try to control the situation. 

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Tokyo train company makes sweet addition to stations so that birds can keep their nests in them

Keio cares about feathered life and its customers, and has a way to keep them both happy.

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Australian arrested at Narita Airport for graffiti on Japanese train in Tokyo

The suspect claims he’s innocent, despite being in possession of spray cans and bolt cutters.

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Shockingly dirty restroom in Tokyo train station has no poo, plenty of mysterious garbage

Neatly sorted litter is all from one specific thing.

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How to travel from Tokyo to Hiroshima by train for 500 yen

This secret Japan travel hack lets you travel huge distances for next to nothing. 
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Japanese Twitter community shocked to learn that train timetables are made with Microsoft Excel

When they could have been made with anything, it is kind of surprising to know they’ve been made with plain ol’ Excel.

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Is overtime work in Tokyo going to get worse thanks to the Olympics’ new last train schedules?

Tokyo’s last trains are too early for many travelers and partiers, but they’re a God-send for overworked office employees.

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