The Inside Of Japan’s Ultra-Luxurious Sleeper Train “Train Suite Shiki-Shima”



East Japan Railway Company unveiled Train Suite Shiki-Shima will offer one, two or three-night itineraries through east of Japan. Sleeper train has 10 carriages featuring a dining car, lounge and 17 suites for up to 34 guests.

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There are also features two-storey suites, panoramic observation cars and was designed by an automobile expert behind various Porsche, Ferrari and Maserati models.

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Each season the sleeper train will explore a different route taking in highlights such as Naruko’s hot springs and Hirosaki castle.


A summer three-night and four-day itinerary traversing 1,800km (1,118 miles) will see the train depart Tokyo and head to Yuzawa on the first day, enter Hachinohe and Naruko Onsen on the second and on the third day travellers voyage through Ichinoseki before returning to Tokyo.

Tickets for two-day trips start at 320,000 yen (£2,229) per person and for four-day trips will cost 750,000 (£5,373).

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