July 15, 2021
The Tetsudo Hobby Train: A Fake Shinkansen?
The ultimate experience for train enthusiasts, the Tetsudo Hobby Train is a celebration of Japan’s rail history on wheels.
May 31, 2021
The Kotatsu Train On The Sanriku Railway, Japan
Sit in comfort and enjoy travel along the Sanriku coastline with plenty of beautiful views along the way.
May 24, 2021
Koshino Shu*Kura The Sake Tasting Train
The Koshino Shu*Kura is a special train operated by JR East that travels around Niigata prefecture, famous for local Sake. The reason to ride this train is for pure enjoyment and, of course, Sake tasting.
November 13, 2020
The Saphir Odoriko Luxury Excursion Train From Tokyo To Izu Peninsula
The SAPHIR ODORIKO train is a wonderful resort excursion train, travelling from Tokyo down the scenic coastline of the Izu Peninsula.
April 14, 2020
Expert Guide To Steam Trains In Japan
Japan may be famous for its high speed shinkansen, but the vintage steam trains in Japan are just as fascinating and you can even ride them too!
November 9, 2019
Twilight Express Mizukaze The Most Luxurious Of Excursion Trains
The Twilight Express Mizukaze, sometimes called Twilight express, or simply Mizukaze. Is a highly luxurious excursion train that used for trips around western Japan.
October 28, 2019
Trainspotting In Japan
There are few absolutes in life, but if you love trains, there is no better place in the world for you to visit than Japan. From iconic steam trains to hyper modern bullet trains, Japan has them!
May 9, 2019
Disney's Mickey Mouse Shinkansen Train Goes Live In May
Celebrating the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse, JR Kyushu will launch the Mickey Mouse train this month.
January 27, 2019
Hello Kitty Haruka Express
The Hello Kitty Haruka Express will ferry visitors to Japan between Kyoto, Osaka and Kansai Airport (KIX).
July 26, 2018
Ride The Super Cute Hello Kitty Shinkansen!
Ride the Hello Kitty Shinkansen with your Japan Rail Pass. Find all details in the post, timetable and tips included.