Traveling in Style
Forget the Bugatti Veyrons, the yachts or the private jets of this world, because this train in Japan is the real deal. Knowing that Japan has some of the most jaw-dropping natural vistas in the world, you won’t need any of the above mentioned exotic machines because this train that has huge windows instead of walls.
The train is not only futuristic, but also similar to modern glass tubes and this may be what rail enthusiasts have been dreaming of for a while. Designed by Ichibansen, the train has windows that offer unobstructed view of Japan’s panoramic countryside and volcanic landscape.
The locomotive that operates on the local routes of the western coast of Japan has only two carriages that can seat a total of 45 passengers and still house a French restaurant, as well as a driver’s room. The marvelous train can give holidaymakers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enjoy Japan’s scenic landscape; full of fast-flowing rivers, a range of captivating wildlife and even experience landslide-threatening passes.
To enjoy the ride while getting up close and personal with the interior designs of the train, which are absolutely avant-garde, riders will have to part with around $120 for a single ticket that includes a meal or around $50 for a ticket without a meal.
Better start early because you don’t want to miss this train.