Set to carry passengers in May, the ultra luxurious “Train Suite Shiki-Shima” was created by an automobile designer Ken Kiyoyuki Okuyama who has worked with Ferrari, Maserati, and Porsche. Featuring two-level suites, two panoramic observation cars, split-level dining car, a shared lounge, and seventeen guest suites. Yes, there’s also a team of fine dining chefs that are experts in Japanese / French cuisines as well as pastries. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information. Click here for a few bonus images.
“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),” reports The Daily Mail.