trains

Japanese restaurant serves meals to diners via a moving steam locomotive train

All aboard the tonkatsu train! 

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Beautiful art museum Shinkansen finally coming to Tokyo for a limited time this fall【Photos】

Whether you think of the Genbi as the world’s most beautiful built train or its fastest art gallery, it’s a rail experience like no other.

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Talking Pikachu ticket gates now welcoming travelers in Japan at this train station【Video】

Visitors to the site of the Pikachu Outbreak get a special hello from the Pokémon star himself!

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Hungry and on the go? Top 10 ranking of ekiben at Tokyo’s Shinagawa Station

A definitive ranking of the 10 best-selling bento boxes at one of Tokyo’s major travel hubs.

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Do not adjust your monitor – The view from Japan’s Gono train line really is this beautiful【Pics】

Not a Shinkai or Miyazaki anime, nor a CG-created wonderland, this is one of Japan’s best train journeys.

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Japanese woman stumbles on the power of the infamous “gaijin seat” phenomenon during flight

The same anomaly that makes foreigners feel icky is harnessed by Japanese people to get breathing room on public transport.

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Century-old station in Kyushu faithfully restored to original condition, Starbucks added

Starbucks aside, you can really get a feel for the Taisho era in this newly reopened landmark.

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Crushed turtle on tracks delays train in Japan, problem “not uncommon”

The turtle wasn’t hit by a train, but was still too slow to get out of the way of another source of danger.

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New Pokémon Monorail set to welcome visitors to Tokyo starting this summer

Pikachu and his pals want to give you a very special hello as soon as you step outside Tokyo’s international airport.

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Lone slug disables 26 trains in Kyushu for one hour

It would probably be feeling pretty good about itself right now if it hadn’t died in the process.

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Too-good-to-be-true fantasy scenario demotivates Japanese commuters who hate their jobs

Supposedly less-than-perfect jobs both sound a lot better than the ones many people actually have.

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Man pushed onto tracks at train station in Japan after listening to loud music on headphones

A desire for peace and quiet leads to violence at a Japanese train station. 

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Tokyo Station’s new guidance robot is extremely terrifying, pretty helpful【Video】

Would you rather be frightened or lost? You’ll probably need to pick one.

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This beautiful beefy bento is one of the best meals you can have on a train in Japan

Kobe beef’s fiercest rival is the star of this sukiyaki ekiben that not only tastes amazing, but sounds great too.

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8 types of chikan perverts found on Japanese trains

From the weird to the very weird and unsettling.

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Driverless train reverses by accident in Japan, injuring over a dozen passengers

A number of commuters suffered head wounds and serious injuries after the automated train travelled in the wrong direction.

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Thief steals brake handles, control panel, and more from train in Shizuoka

Has your train ever been stopped because there was literally no brakes in it?

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“We just wanted to see them stop!” Four train otaku arrested for throwing smoke bombs at trains

These otaku were a little too interested in trains. 

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Chikan molester runs away from Japanese schoolgirls at train station in Japan【Video】

Schoolgirls fight back after man gropes student’s breasts inside train.

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Japan’s new luxury sightseeing train will show you part of the country most foreigners never see

Toki no Yoake Monogatari lets you enjoy the ride as you travel off the Shinkansen-beaten path.

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