Japanese trains

Stranded passengers on Shinkansen bullet train served out-of-date bread during typhoon

The stale bread was given to people travelling on the popular route from Tokyo to Osaka.

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Passengers evacuate train during typhoon after it gets hit by lightning and fills up with smoke

This video shows what happens inside a train when lightning strikes a carriage.

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Coincidental station name and Cardcaptor Sakura ad placement on Tokyo train is all too perfect

The silly coincidence also teaches us the importance of kanji!

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Japanese rail employee surprises commuters with unusual-sounding announcement

The difference between this man’s appearance and the sound of his voice has everyone talking.

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Donald Trump fronts Twitter ads on Japan’s rail network【Photos】

Written entirely in Japanese and without any English text, foreign visitors are wondering what on earth these ads mean.

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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 weird and wonderful things people leave behind on Japanese trains

Japan Rail has just released a list of the most rare and frequently lost items found on their trains, and when they’re most likely to find them.

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Ticket machine at Japanese train station surprises everyone with its rudeness【Video】

In a society that prides itself on polite customer service, this ticket machine stands out for its hilariously impolite treatment of customers.

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Seats descend from ceiling on Japanese train to provide extra comfort for passengers【Video】

It might look like brand new technology, but this surprising system is on a train that’s been running for more than forty years.

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