stations

Tokyo subway ”phantom station” reveals itself to passengers for first time in nearly 90 years

Akihabara-area Ginza Line station hasn’t been used since before World War II.

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Station lockers around Tokyo start closing from today due to upcoming Trump visit to Japan

The closures come well in advance of the president’s November 5 visit.

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A video visit to Doai, one of Japan’s most terrifying train stations【Video】

Hundreds of steps below the surface, and if you miss your train, you could be waiting on the dank, dungeon-like platform alone for four hours.

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Shitty Shinjuku – 30-meter streak of human turd spotted in Tokyo’s busiest train station

Once again, human feces deliver a smelly shock to rail travelers.

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Heart-breaking plea from kids looking for their mama convinces Tokyo subway station to bend rules

Unauthorized notices beg woman who left girls behind to “Please call home.”

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Tokyo’s busiest train station partially evacuated as passageways, platforms fill with smoke【Video】

Startling scene unfolds at Shinjuku Station.

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Spate of violence targets people walking while looking at their phones in Japanese train stations

Japanese train stations get the self-proclaimed “vigilante” heroes they neither need, nor want.

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What should Tokyo’s newest rail station be called? Poll asks high school girls for their opinion

It’s for trains, but “Space Station” did surprisingly well in the survey.

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Shitty Shibuya – Dozens of human turds discovered on Tokyo train platform

Shibuya may not be the cleanest neighborhood in Tokyo, but even for this part of town, this is shocking.

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Navigate your way through Japan’s busiest train stations with Google Street View

Come with us as we take you through some of the interesting things you can discover inside one of the country’s most historic stations and the busiest train station in the world.

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Japanese rail company uses ukiyo-e posters to ask commuters to mind their manners on the train

The ever-growing series of traditional artworks is grabbing everyone’s attention for its beauty and humour.

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Undead train station in Yokohama is beautifully nostalgic, poignantly desolate

Mr. Sato visits a virtually abandoned station that continues to operate in Yokohama.

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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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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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People evacuated as major road caves in outside station in Japan

Dramatic photos show the extent of the damage that occurred in the early hours of this morning.

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Mysterious, foul-smelling ooze floods Shinjuku station walkways, terrorizes Tokyoites 【Videos】

Exact makeup of strange liquid still unknown.

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Japan’s Harajuku Station to be rebuilt ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

East Japan Railway Company today released images of new building designs planned for three stations on two of the city’s popular train lines.

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The train station that stayed open for a single school girl finally closes down

Last year Kyu-shirataki Station made headlines around the world for staying open just to send one girl to school, but now that she’s graduating, it’s time to pack it in.

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