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Utilize Japan’s Retired Sleeper Trains with These 3 Affordable Accommodations

Trains are an important mode of public transportation in Japan. It is no wonder that new trains are always introduced to service more people and places. However, have you ever wondered what happens to trains that are no longer in service? Retired sleeper trains return to the frontlines as lodging facilities! Let’s find out where…

Go Sightseeing Like Never Before with JR East’s Newest Luxury Sleeper Train

Luxury sleeper trains are now getting more and more popular in Japan. Many people are choosing this option to spend a leisurely day of traveling. On May 1, 2017, JR East’s luxury sleeper train, Train Suite Shiki-shima (TRAIN SUITE 四季島), made its debut. Unlike any other sleeper trains, it promises to provide passengers a cruise…

Ride Through the Landscapes of West Japan via the Latest Sleeper Train

Night trains or sleeper trains are an essential part of Japan’s train services. Though these are rapidly becoming rare, they give us a throwback to the past. Most of the time, these trains look more luxurious than the ordinary ones. One of the anticipated luxury trains that will go into service on June 17, 2017…