An interview with Tetsuya Okuda, director-general of Railway Bureau of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
Japanese trains are highly rated in the country of rail transport’s birth, the United Kingdom,
The coming age of maglev
The expanding national network of Shinkansen lines continues to boost local economies.
Faced with the twin challenges of motorization and urbanization, local railway companies have had to be inventive to maintain operability.
Japan's railway stations are so much more than merely points of departure.
State-of-the-art train simulators developed in Japan play a vital role in supporting railway safety.
Japanese mystery story writers have long enjoyed using railways and trains in their novels.
Railway engineers in Japan are working to reduce the environmental impact of trains running on their lines.
Meet martial arts expert Chris O’Neil, aka Sora.
Haruka Kojin produces artwork that beckons the viewer to another world.
Rob Gilhooly visits a kiri-tansu chests maker n Kamo, Niigata Prefecture.
The people of Kamakura have long sought to protect their natural landscapes and preserve their historical and cultural heritage.
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