Night trains in Japan 寝台列車

miles of sleep

There is only one night train left in Japan: the Sunrise Express, connecting Tokyo to Takamatsu and Izumoshi. All historic night train connections have been scrapped in favor of the Shinkansen bullet train. However, the popularity of "Cruise Train" is giving a second wind to this ancient means of transport!

Intérieur d'une cabine du train de nuit Sunrise Express, gare d'Okayama.

Interior of a Sunrise Express night train cabin, Okayama Station.

Masakazu Matsumoto

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