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The Japanese Imperial Family39s train Japanese trains and Ekiben

The Japanese Imperial Family39s train Japanese trains and Ekiben


On a lighter note, for those who are still concerned about eating a bento inside the trains, there is no worry. Most travelers start eating away their ...

Shinkansen time! Shinkansen is pretty much the only word I know in Japanese, so shinkansen, shinkansen, shinkansen.

You may be overwhelmed by train system in Tokyo. It is very complicated because there are many train lines and many different railway companies.

Kumamoto railway struggles to rebuild after devastating 2016 quake

Yamanote line is the busiest train service in Japan.

We got to experience a lot of different trains during this trip! I will focus on the Takamatsu to Matsuyama (and Tokyo return) section of the trip in this ...

Discover Tokyo Station - Two shinkansens are on the platforms

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JR Hamamatsucho stations platforms

Japanese bullet train - Shinkansen

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Hokuriku Shinkansen at Tokyo Station.

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Overnight Express train Hokutosei

Looking to track#9 and 10 (Tokaido Rapid trains) from track#20 for Tohoku Shinkansen at Tokyo Station (C) JP Rail

Rapid trains on Shonan-Shinjuku line have green and orange colors.

Limited express train Ocean Arrow

Ekiben (駅弁) are sold at Japanese train stations and even inside Express trains or

A highlight for the foodie traveller, is to purchase a Ekiben at the Shinkansen train stations. They are cute little bento boxes containing little portions ...

Ekiben on the shinkansen ...

On-board sales & Ekiben

I want to try all the ekiben, Japanese train station bentos! From JustBento

Hokuriku Shinkansen between Kanazawa and Joetsu-Myoko is covered by this deal.

Ekiben shop at Tokyo station, Ekiben & sake bought from the trolley

And here's an ekiben site (in Japanese but you can use the translate feature in Chrome) where you can search for ekiben by the type of food, region/station ...

Because of the decreasing popularity of night trains in Japan through the years, the country now only has two night trains that operate on a regular ...

Shinkansen is the high speed train service in Japan. It is known as Bullet Train

H5 series will run on Hokkaido Shinkansen as Hayabusa and Hayate. This fleet is same

Rapid trains on Shonan-Shinjuku line have green and orange colors.

train in Japan in 1800s

JR and Ainokaze Toyama Railway Toyama station south side exterior

A bento I chose.


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Ekiben: The Japanese Style Railway Box Meals / Tokyo Pic

Ekiben is the abbreviation of Eki (station) and Bento (packed lunch),

Getting a bento 弁当 and riding on one of the express trains from Tokyo station is a ritual that is comes with traveling in Japan. Even on a short ride, ...

For heavier meals, bento boxes like this can be bought at the train platforms and

A bullet train passes below Mt Fuji in Japan.

Some of my favorite days in Japan are when I make short trips to nearby cities, often by taking the train for several hours. This also means that one of the ...


Tokyo Monorail connects Haneda airport with Hamamatsucho (浜松町). It takes 18 minutes by the fastest train, “Haneda Express”. It takes 23 minutes by local ...


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Ekibenya food model display. It is soooo cool.

Inside a Chuo line train.  This is basically what you see when you

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The cult of fast trains Tokyo Japan

Click to enlarge. (C) JP Rail

Your pass to discovering Japan!

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original thomas the train bento is sold at Shizuoka Oigawa Railway in Japan!



Overview of platforms. The photo was taken at track #9 beside Kansai Airport Limited

You can enjoy Jazz performance and great view of Sea of Japan on board. (

These are bentos that you take on train journeys. This shop past the JR ticket gates have the largest collection of bentos known to man.

Outer Packaging of Fukushima Ekiben

Train terminations and transfers occur at interchanges where double island platforms and full crossovers are provided

Oreshiki Jun


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Ekiben at Kyoto Station

Ltd Exp A Train runs between Kumamoto and Misumi is not covered by Northern area pass

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Rail Report: Trainspotting my way from Ōsaka to Takamatsu, Japan (10 July 2015

We enjoyed the croissants with surprisingly good drip coffee, packed our bags and came back to Tokyo Station to catch our train to Osaka.

The first Shinkansen, the 0 Series at the Promenade, Kyoto Railway Museum.

Kyoto Imperial Palace ©Akira Okada/©JNTO

A 700-series shinkansen train entering Himeji station.

They have cake and quiche in store along with a variety of sandwiches.

When you go, don't miss a chance to operate the drive simulators. There are five available: D51 steam locomotive, bullet train, and trains on the Takasaki ...

hot springs, onsen, Shizuoka

A Sub-Express train at Yodoyabashi

I don't know how often you can meet Ekiben sales persons nowadays, but they come along and sell Ekiben over windows of trains to you at stations. Japanese ...

Baumkuchen is crazy popular in Japan. These german sponge cakes are popular souvenirs too. Along with Tokyo Banana you find these shops in all the big train ...

Rishikesh | Train Station

Mera Food Choice (MFC) : Food suppliers in Indian train

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Appetizer for Japanese formal dinner

Gothic Lolita shopping in Harajuku, Tokyo, and other sites in Japan

The interior of Rapid train. It is not luxury but good enough for a few

An ekiben shop selling the train bentos.

ISETAN The Japan Store Kuala Lumpur at Lot 10 opens from 11am to 9pm and the exhibition has the same opening hours. Since the doors open at 11am, ...

Local ekiben/railway ...

Map of JR East Pass coverage around Mt. Fuji. Click to enlarge.

The Art of Shinkansen animated gif series celebrates the Japanese bullet train

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Canal next to the Imperial Palace, under the cherry blossoms

Chidorigafuchi near Imperial Palace in Tokyo is one of the best spots to see cherry blossom

Kyoto Imperial Palace. Pic by konohana licensed under CC .