trains

Is the Shinkansen bullet train Green Car upgrade worth it when traveling in Japan?【Photos】

We take a ride in the Nozomi’s “first-class” carriage.

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Rugby World Cup fans perform lineout on floor of a Japanese train

People in Japan now concerned over what might happen on public transport during the Tokyo Olympics

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How to stop a chikan pervert from groping on a Japanese train

Japanese commuter shares a simple solution that works. 

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Man forgets wallet with 2.8 million yen in cash on Japan’s busiest train line

And no one noticed it until the train went into the depot for cleaning.

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Typhoon Faxai strands thousands at Narita Airport in Japan【Pics & Video】

Store shelves stripped of goods as suspended services leave people with “no escape” at airport.

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Typhoon Faxai causes commuter chaos during peak hour in Japan【Pics & Video】

Commuters waited in jaw-dropping queues that stretched for several blocks outside train stations in and around Tokyo. 

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Typhoon Faxai makes landfall in Japan, batters Tokyo area 【Pics & Video】

Haneda Airport one of the areas damaged by strong winds and torrential rain.

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Train in Japan evacuated after colliding with truck and derailing【Photos, video】

Accident occurred as train on commuter line traveled south of Tokyo.

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Shinkansen will require reservations for large suitcases, charge penalty fees for those without

Japan Railway boss says passengers “will be happy” about the new regulations.

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15 rude things not to do on trains in Japan【Survey】

In a country famous for its manners and famous for its trains, of course there are plenty of train manners to keep in mind.

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Our reporter visited a dangerous torii at a Shinto shrine and almost had a heart attack

“Don’t wear headphones if you go there”: this important piece of advice will make sense in a moment.

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Japanese man changed name of his iPhone to “Please send cat pictures” and it worked

Ask and ye shall receive data.

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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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