trains

New Japanese train station has no entrance or exit, only used to admire the scenery

One of the most unusual stations in the whole country is now open and ready for business.

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Anime star Captain Tsubasa takes over Tokyo train station, turns ticket gate into soccer field

Beloved anime about the beautiful game inspires awesome station.

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Tokyo party problem: Last train on most important line will soon leave almost 30 minutes earlier

Keep an eye on the clock unless you want to stay out all night.

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A friendly reminder from Japan Rail to please refrain from spitting in the face of staff

Apparently this is a thing that happens enough that JR East decided to print up posters about it.

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Taste the floor of a Japanese train station with new limited-edition chocolates from Tokyo Metro

Eat the walls, ceilings, floors and stairs of a dozen different stations!

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Genius Japanese dad designs T-shirt that tricks your kids into giving you a massage as they play

Is your child going through a train phase? Then it’s time for you to get aboard the free massage express just by putting on this shirt.

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The Vending Train: World’s only vending machine made from a retired Japanese train【Video】

Complete with hilariously modified rail announcements.

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We take a trip to the adorable Doraemon station and soak up the adorable kitty robot anime decor

Noborito Station on the Odakyu Line got a Fujiko F. Fujio facelift! We take a trip through the Anywhere Door to check it out.

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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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