June 7, 2020
Jr Chuo Line In Tokyo
The JR Chuo line (中央線), or simply JR Central line runs through Tokyo in an almost direct line and stops at important stations.
April 17, 2020
Fuji Excursion Limited Express Train: Direct Travel Between Shinjuku And Fuji
The Fuji Excursion Train train is a direct connection between Shinjuku, Tokyo and Fuji Kawaguchiko. Learn about the route, time table, JR Pass and more.
January 6, 2020
A Visitor’s Guide To Trains And Railways In Japan
This guide can help visitors traveling to Japan navigate the railway system by defining the routes through each Japanese region.
December 2, 2019
What Is The Nagano & Hokuriku Shinkansen?
The Nagano & Hokuriku Shinkansen is a high speed bullet rail line that stretches from Tokyo to Kanazawa, major stops along the way include Nagano, Iiyama and Toyama.
November 16, 2019
What Is The Kyushu Shinkansen?
The Kyushu Shinkansen (九州新幹線 Kyūshū Shinkansen) is the high speed bullet train line from Hakata down to Kagoshima-Chuo. Learn about the Kyushu Shinkansen line, trains, schedule, map, future and more.
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!
October 25, 2019
What Is The Hokkaido Shinkansen?
The Hokkaido Shinkansen is the newest Shinkansen line in Japan, starting at Shin-Aomori where it connects to the Tohoku Shinkansen from where runs up to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto station.
October 25, 2019
Shinkansen: Japanese Bullet And Maglev Trains
The Japanese word for “bullet train,” shinkansen can be directly translated as “new trunk line.” Japan’s creation of the shinkansen bullet train allows people to travel at speeds of up to 320km/h.
September 6, 2019
What Is The Tohoku Shinkansen
The Tohoku Shinkansen (東北), gets its name from the Tohoku region and covers the entire route between Tokyo and Shin-Aomori.