Seasonal trains

Cruising train

HIGH RAIL 1375, the train runs JR’s highest point

HIGH RAIL 1375 is one of the seasonal operation trains which runs between Kobuchizawa and Komoro. This train goes through the highest point in all JR lines. You can enjoy the fresh air and nice mountain scenery. Please find more information about this train.
Seasonal trains

Schedule of 2017 summer seasonal trains of Japan Railways

I cannot say that summer is the best season to visit Japan. It's very hot and very humid. But it's vacation season a...
Cruising train

The world fastest art gallery, Genbi Shinkansen

Genbi Shinkansen is one of the Shinkansen trains of the Joetsu Shinkansen. But the interior is totally different from other Shinkansen trains. This is like an art gallery. Please find the information about Genbi Shinkansen in this post.
Atami, Ito, Shimoda, Mishima, Shuzenji

Cruising train Izu Creile offers you very comfortable train experience to Izu peninsula from Odawara.

Izu Creile is one of the seasonal operation trains which runs between Odawara and Izukyu-Shimoda. Please find the train guide of this train in this post.
Hakata, Kokura

Limited time operation. Specialized Shinkansen train 500 TYPE EVA

This project had been done already. 500 Type EVA is no longer available. This train was already repainted and refur...
Cruising train

Enjoy premium Japanese Sake on board. Cruising train Koshino Shu*Kura

Koshino Shu*Kura is the train which as the theme of Japanese Sake. It runs along the coast of Sea of Japan. You can enjoy tasty Sake and beautiful scenry at same time.
Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Koriyama, Nikko, Kinugawa-Onsen

Toreiyu Tsubasa. First ever Shinkansen train that has foot bath.

Toreiyu Tsubasa is one the Shinkansen trains on Yamagata Shinkansen line. But this train has a food onsen bath and it is operated as the sightseeing train. Please find lots of photos and information about this train in this post.
Niigata, Nagaoka, Echigo-Yuzawa

Save time and money to go to Niigata from Tokyo by train. Overnight rapid train Moonlight Echigo

***This train usually runs in peak periods. But since summer peak season in 2014, this train has not run any more. It ...
Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Koriyama, Nikko, Kinugawa-Onsen

Popular Steam Locomotive train, SL Banetsu Monogatari

There are many steam locomotive trains in Japan. But this train, SL Banetsu Monogatari is only SL train that has Green s...
Cruising train

SL Hakodate Christmas Fantasy. Enjoy winter scenery between Hakodate and Onuma.

Before you read this article, I would like to let you know that this post is written by one of my frequent visitor, ...
Kumamoto, Misumi, Hitoyoshi, Aso, Miyaji

Access to Amakusa from Kumamoto. Limited Express A Ressha de Iko (Take the ‘A’ train)

Limited Express "A Ressha de Iko (Take the 'A' train)" was introduced in October 2011. This is the first express tra...
Abashiri, Shiretoko-Shari

Direct transfer to Abashiri for Drift ice in Shiretoko by Ryuhyo Limited Express Okhotsk no Kaze

This train has not run in the last few years. Please do not use this train in your trip plan. This is a seasonal ...
Abashiri, Shiretoko-Shari

Drift ice watching in Shiretoko by Ryuhyo Norokko train

Ryuhyo Norokko train has been stopped operation because of carriage was too old. Other train replaced Ryuhyo Norokko...
Express

Save money and time going to Kanazawa, Overnight Express train Noto

*Since March 2012, this train has not been operated. Even though JR East has not announced officially anything about...
Maibara, Ogaki

Save money and time to go to Nagoya, Kyoto and Osaka from Tokyo by train. Overnight rapid train Moonlight Nagara

185 series still run as limited express train Odoriko. This fleet is used for rapid Moonlight Nagara too. JR East an...
Cruising train

Kushiro Shitsugen Norokko train, Easy rail trip to Kushiro Marsh for everyone.

Kushiro Shitsugen Norokko train is one of the seasonal trains in Hokkaido. This train offers open air passengers car. You can enjoy the great scenery with a fresh air. Please find more information about this train in this post.
Asahikawa

Furano Biei Norokko train, Easy rail trip around Furano area for everyone.

This post will explain you about Furano Biei Norokko train which is the seasonal train between Asahikawa and Furano.
Furano, Tomamu, Shintoku

Direct transfer to Furano from Sapporo. Limited Express Furano Lavender Express / Furano Koyo Express

Furano Lavender Express (フラノラベンダーエクスプレス) and Furano Koyo Express (フラノ紅葉エクスプレス) are limited express trains to Furano ...
Akita, Morioka, Hiraizumi

Rail cruising in UNESCO World Heritage Shirakami mountains by Rapid train Resort Shirakami

Resort Shirakami offers an amazing coast scenery of Sea of Japan. This is the seasonal operation train but it runs almost everyday in summer season. Please find the information about this train.
Cruising train

The Limited Express Umisachi-Yamasachi train guide. Easy rail excursion along Nichinan coast in Miyazaki

Limited Express train Umisachi-Yamasachi is operated by refurbished KIHA125 series. Umisachi-Yamasachi (海幸山幸) is lim...
Aomori, Shin-Aomori, Hirosaki

Overnight limited express train Nihonkai

***This train scheduled service was discontinued on March, 2012 due to small demand. It is operated as a seasonal ...
Akita, Morioka, Hiraizumi

Overnight transfer to Aomori/Akita from Tokyo, No extra charge on Japan Rail Pass! Overnight limited express Akebomo

***This train scheduled service was discontinued in March, 2014 due to small demand.*** This overnight train ...
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