trains

Train brought to emergency stop because someone coughed in it

Commuters starting to turn on their unmasked peers.

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Old-school train car and tourist information center in Shibuya set to move to Akita this summer

The iconic green train car that sits in front of Shibuya Station’s Hachiko statue is finding a new home.

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Japan’s best train pass, the Japan Rail Pass, finally being made available for purchase online

After years of complicated and added-expense hoops to jump through, JR will start letting international travelers buy their passes online and inside their home countries.

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Yamanote trains in Tokyo display unique poster ads that look like paper but move like video

Electronic Paper and E Ink create a moving display for the opening of Takanawa Gateway Station

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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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Japan Railways to release new anti-groper smartphone app to help victims before chikan gets away

Countermeasure promises to bring attention to the specific part of the train where the groping is taking place.

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How to safely apprehend a chikan pervert and protect women from being groped on a Japanese train

Helpful guide from a Japanese man who’s stepped in to stop groping on more than one occasion

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Japanese Twitter users happy to see men on women-only train car in India get slapped by police

Video shows more than a dozen men getting immediately and physically punished for violating subway rules.

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Nara City apologises after employee jumps from platform to platform across railway tracks【Video】

Dangerous stunt by Japanese civil servant gets slammed online.

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Japanese boy’s real-world ninja animation on train warms hearts around the world【Video】

Little shadow warrior performs superhuman feats with his own shadow warrior.

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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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What are these strange empty “seats” that are being spotted in Tokyo train stations?

Too high to sit on, too small to do anything else with, so why are they there?

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Why do Japanese stairs have red-and-yellow marks on them?

Even people in Japan are surprised to learn what they’re for.

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Japanese train history plays out like a sliding doors rom com in 100 Years Train ad 【Video】

Tear-jerking commercial features a famous actor and actress in the lead roles of star-crossed lovers.

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Yamato delivery man kicked and yelled at by older colleague in Japan【Video】

Japan is known for its amazing delivery services, but behind the scenes there’s a lot of stress in keeping up the high standard. 

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Distressed moms and dads on Japanese trains getting help from child assistance volunteer badges

In a country where asking for, and even offering, help can be culturally difficult, these kindhearted badges aim to make a difference.

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Ultra-luxurious breakfast bus will give Tokyo commuters a break from the hell of rush-hour trains

Elegance is the name of the game with special Nestlé transportation option.

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Harajuku Station will be demolished after the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

After three years of consultations, the fate of Tokyo’s oldest wooden station building has finally been revealed.

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Japanese people outraged by group riding bikes through underground shopping mall in Osaka 【Video】

Group includes a man in his 40s who sees no problem with doing wheelies through Namba Station.

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Disturbing video shows man hitting woman for crossing her legs on Japanese train【Video】

Manners on board are important in Japan, but we never expected to see this.

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