trains

Japanese “nose-gargling” advertisement attracts attention on Tokyo’s trains

Passengers say they’ve been trying to hold in their laughter after laying eyes on this unforgettable image.

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The kindness of strangers lives on Japanese trains at the start of 2017

Living up to the very definition of “gentle men”.
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Tokyo government teams up with Japanese rapper to promote roller coaster subway system【Video】

Take a look at Tokyo’s underground tunnels from the driver’s seat of a train in this awesome new music video.

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Sleep in a Japanese rail carriage at new train hostel in Tokyo【Pics】

This beloved sleeper train might be off the rails now but it’s still bringing joy to guests from all around the world.

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Tokyo salaryman can’t be bothered to change expression, no matter how crowded the train is【Vid】

Even with three station attendants shoving passengers in to pack them like sardines, this guy remains cool as a cucumber.

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Japan’s top train station bento boxed lunches for 2016, as picked by travelers

If you’re riding the rails in Japan, here’s how you should be stuffing your face.

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Japanese schoolgirls engage in “Air Chair Battle” in railway commercial promoting manners【Vid】

Just when you thought Japanese commercials couldn’t get any weirder.

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Japanese subway puts up posters of middle-aged men saying how Dragon Ball changed their lives

Goku taught me everything I know… including how to fire a kamehameha wave.

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Platform 13½ set to open at Ueno Station in Tokyo

Like Hogwart’s Express, a new Japanese train is now getting its very own mysterious in-between platform.

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Construction start date announced for rebuilding of Tokyo’s iconic Harajuku Station

If you want to see the Tokyo landmark in its current form, go now.

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Yamanote Line train temporarily suspended after carriage fills with smoke in Tokyo

According to reports, a mobile phone battery pack fire was the cause of the incident.

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Man in Russian subway station pulls off the scariest (and stupidest?) jump imaginable【Video】

DO NOT TRY THIS AT YOUR HOME (PLATFORM)!

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Japanese train conductor surprises everyone on board with his English skills

Passengers on board this Tokyo train said they felt like they were in an aircraft when they heard the live English announcement.

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Japan Railways opening reservations for ridiculously luxurious Kyoto-west Japan sleeper train

Train include bathtubs, skylights, and separate restaurant and bar.

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Japanese adult video game voice actress does announcements at JR Niigata Station 【Videos】

Let the voice from Pregnancy Academy and Crime Breast Bounce guide you to the bullet train.

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All aboard the Kobe Disco Train! Runs from Tanigami to Okaba Station with a stop at Funkytown

If the name is any indication, the Kobe Disco Train promises to be a more uptempo and commercially viable version of a soul train.

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November snow falls in Tokyo for first time in 54 years, causes chaos for peak hour commuters

Peak-hour delays caused such overcrowding that some commuters were unable to enter stations in the nation’s capital.

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Japan’s vending machines somehow become even more awesome with amazing new canned soup flavor

Demi-glace soup is the fanciest-sounding, best-tasting machine-sold canned treat we’ve had in a long time.

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All aboard the Sega Train! Tokyo rail operator decorates carriages for Sonic’s 25th anniversary

One other Sega franchise will join Sonic on the special train, which will be in service in Tokyo for one month.

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Japanese train station staff offers heart-warming encouragement to college entrance examinees

Reminds them that they’re not alone, and that even if things look bleak now, they might be just about to take a turn for the better.

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