June 23, 2021
The Komachi Shinkansen Train
This iconic train is in service on the Akita Shinkansen line and famous for its red colour, modern design and top speed of 320 km/h (200 mph). Let’s take a closer look at the Komachi.
November 16, 2020
The Akita Shinkansen Line Between Tokyo And Akita
The Akita Shinkansen is mini-Shinkansen line and splits off the Tohoku Shinkansen line at Morioka station.
November 14, 2020
The Kagayaki Shinkansen: The Fastest Train Between Kanazawa And Tokyo
The Kagayaki Shinkansen train is the fastest train service between Tokyo and Kanazawa, learn about its schedule, tickets and the JR Pass.
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.
August 12, 2020
What Is The Nozomi Train?
The Nozomi train is the fastest train service between Kanto and Kyushu. Learn what the Nozomi is, how to ride it, tickets and alternatives.
January 13, 2023
Jr Keihin Tohoku Line
The JR Keihin-Tohoku line (京浜東北線), is one of the most important railway lines crossing through Tokyo. The line runs from Yokohama station to Omiya stations.
June 14, 2020
Japan’s Private Railway Lines
The Japan Rail Pass can help you see a lot of Japan by train, but there are also private railways in Japan that can be useful.
June 12, 2020
Shinkansen Train Cars In Japan
With Shinkansen trains such an important part of Japan’s transport network, Shinkansen train cars have continued to evolve over the years.
June 11, 2020
30 Tips On How To Use Japan’s Metros
For places like Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka, you’ll want to use the various Japan metro networks to get around each city on arrival and when sightseeing.
June 9, 2020
Jr Yamanote Line Tokyo
The JR Yamanote line(中央線), or Yamanote loop line runs in a cirlce around Tokyo stopping at important stations like Ikebukuro, Shinjuku, Shibuya & Tokyo stations