trains

Kyoto train station thanks commuters for saving life of passenger who fell on the train tracks

Japanese commuters stepped up to help when a fellow passenger faced considerable danger.

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Japanese train announcement fail makes Tokyo commuters laugh out loud【Video】

Broken onboard announcement goes viral online.

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You can go surprisingly far on a single train leaving from Tokyo Station

If you don’t like changing trains, Tokyo Station is probably your best bet for a starting point.

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Beautiful Japanese sightseeing train will be unforgettable way to travel country’s north island

The Royal Express is coming to Hokkaido, but if you can’t wait, it’s already running in the Tokyo area.

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Photo of manspreading on Japanese train stirs up heated debate and interesting solutions

Some of these ideas might actually work if they were put into action.

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JR West teams up with Hello Kitty to clad its Kansai Special Rapid train in kawaii decals

Ride from Kansai Airport to Kyoto in a colorful Kitty train cabin!

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Tokyo subway bribes people with free noodles to get them to take earlier, non-rush hour trains

Reward tiers promise better toppings if more people take the off-peak trains.

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Japanese subway conductor sues city for legal right for his beard to exist, monetary compensation

Verdict handed down in multi-year fight between facial hair and Municipal Transportation Bureau.

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Man with death wish and/or nerves of steel waits for passing train INSIDE crossing gates

Frightening video shows eerily calm able-bodied bicyclist.

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Japan goes from capsule hotels to capsule offices with free Wi-Fi, device charging in Tokyo

Three of Tokyo’s most useful stations offer individual-size offices free of charge.

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Shinkansen breaks down, causes all-day commuter chaos at Tokyo Station

Thousands stranded for hours during Japan’s peak holiday travel period. 

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New Welcome to Kanto Pasmo IC Card is the most kawaii way to ride trains on a trip to Japan

Only a limited quantity of these cute Mt Fuji sakura cards will be available.

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Crabs take over electric signboard at Japanese train station

The mystery of the train-riding crabs sparks interest around the country.

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And now, the story of a smelly fart on a crowded Japanese commuter train

Poor triangulation skills lead to a heated argument with a surprising solution to the mystery.

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Commuter chaos at Shibuya Station after glass window breaks on door of crowded Japanese train

Crowds came to a standstill at rush hour as staff inspected the damage.

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The all-new Kyotrain, maybe Japan’s most Japanese train ever, will take you to Kyoto this spring

Beautiful, quick, and inexpensive, there’s no cooler way to get to Kyoto than this.

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Downtown Tokyo set to open its most important train station in 50 years, and now it has a name

Did the planners take our readers’ suggestion for the new Yamanote Line stop?

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Autonomous AI security robot spotted patrolling Tokyo train station【Photos】

Self-controlled robo guard scans for dangerous individuals and suspicious packages, would probably look adorable with a police officer’s uniform.

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Japanese company uses real futons as advertising posters on Tokyo trains

Passengers are going crazy for the mini futons, saying they wish they could snuggle up to them on their daily commute.

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Naked man found sitting inside locker at Japanese train station

And he didn’t pick a warm city to do it in, either.

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