trains

Hilarious Japanese train-racing racing game at AGDQ has speedrunning fans in stitches【Video】

The speedrunners train-ed hard, let’s hope they don’t run out of steam and go off the rails.

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Here’s your chance to ride Japan’s maglev Shinkansen in spring, nine years before service starts

Japan Railways is taking applications to experience the future of Japanese rail travel nearly a decade ahead of time.

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The five best bento boxed lunches sold at train stations in east Japan

Short on time to pick which bento to buy before your train leaves? Let us help you choose.

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Tokyo train station’s free luggage storage terminals will keep your stuff safe as you take a dump

System is quick and easy to use, requires no payment or registration.

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Bullet train makes departure, mistakenly leaves 200 passengers behind on platform

Japan may have one of the most efficient rail systems in the world, but that doesn’t mean it’s completely free from mishap.

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Japanese train stuck between stations following accident gets temporary in-carriage bathroom tent

Because even if the train wasn’t moving, some passengers had to go.

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Hypnotic moving map of Tokyo’s crazy rush hour trains almost makes them relaxing【Video】

There’s definitely a beauty to the controlled chaos of the morning commute in Japan’s capital.

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Chinese guy discovers way to get a seat on a busy train – fake seizures【Video】

YouTube video shows man in China faking a fit just to get somewhere to sit, but at what cost?

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One passenger pusher isn’t enough for Tokyo area train that needs three-man team【Video】

Even for Japan, this is a crazy rush hour scene.

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Tokyo has a special rescue bus for drunks who fall asleep on the last train during party season

Slipped into a comfortable beer nap and missed your stop? The Oversleeping Rescue Bus is here to help!

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Tokyo train company’s apology for 20-second-early departure is one of the best things about Japan

Taking the time to sincerely think about the question “Who cares?” after a minor screw-up is part of what makes life in Japan great.

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Bold as brass: Trombonists take over last-train, earn Twitter fans and critics【Video】

Video of band performing on a train goes viral, prompts debate on public performances.

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Nippon TV secretly records Asahi Newspaper reporter secretly recording up woman’s skirt

“As long as everybody is videotaping everyone else, justice will be done.” (Marge Simpson)

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Many in Japan ask, “Why don’t our train ticket machines just ask us for our destination?”

Most Japanese machines adhere to the philosophy that traveling is not about the destination, but the journey.

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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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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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Tourists can (finally) make shinkansen reservations from overseas with new app

Planning your dream trip just got a little easier.

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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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Majority of Japanese men in their 20s say they want men-only train cars in survey

Older gentlemen show much greater willingness to share space with female fellow passengers.

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10 types of people Japanese women hate sitting next to on public transportation【Video】

Porn, drool, and body odor all identified as major problems.

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